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The History of India Podcast

A light weekly podcast covering the history of India, from 6th century B.C. onwards. Enjoying the Podcast? Please consider donating to the Snehal Sidhu-Patrick Memorial Fund (http://tinyurl.com/prkvwll)
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Now displaying: November, 2016
Nov 30, 2016

(www.historyofindiapodcast.com) What music did ancient Indians hear? What songs did they sing? We track down the folk tune and ritual chants of ancient Indians. Along the way, we pass through a lovesick country addicted to the lyre, and an epic battle between master and student (3rd of 3 specials about Gupta performance art).

Nov 24, 2016

(www.historyofindiapodcast.com) This week, we go hear the notes and beats of ancient Indian music, and hear some of the instruments. (2nd of 3 specials about Gupta performance art.)

Nov 16, 2016

(www.historyofindiapodcast.com) This week, we go to see an ancient Indian play. (1st of 3  specials about Gupta performance art.)

Nov 9, 2016

(www.historyofindiapodcast.com) Historians uncovered an ancient play about an unknown emperor, killed by his brother and the woman they both loved. The play turned out to have more truth than anyone suspected. It may have even been a cover-up, a distraction from murder. Listen, and judge for yourself.

Nov 2, 2016

(www.historyofindiapodcast.com) The great conqueror of ancient India turns his attention south. We follow him through forests, along sandy rivers, down the coast and into South India. And we hear how he shaped the world outside India too.

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