This week we talk about Jewish history.
This week we talk about ancient paganism.
This week we talk about the Roman Republic, expansion, and Empire up to 275 CE.
We introduce the podcast and then explain why the Bishop of Alexandra, an Egyptian, would speak Greek. The required a brief overview of the Achaemenid, Macedonian, and Seleucid Empires, and the Ptolemaic Kingdom, as well as what Hellenism is and how the Hellenization process worked.