Thin End of the Wedge explores life in the ancient Middle East. There are many wonderful stories we can tell about those people, their communities, the gritty reality of their lives, their hopes, fears and beliefs. We can do that through the objects they left behind and the cities where they once lived. Our focus is on the cultures that used cuneiform (“wedge-shaped”) writing, so mostly on ancient Iraq and nearby regions from about 3000 BC to about 100 AD. Thin End of the Wedge brings you expert insights and the latest research in clear and simple language. What do we know? How do we know anything? And why is what we know always changing? Why is any of this important today? We won’t talk to you like you’re stupid. But you won’t need any special training to understand what we’re talking about. This is an independent production by me as an individual. It is not supported by my employer or any other organisation I am involved with, and the views expressed here do not necessarily reflect t... more
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Thank you for prioritising and disseminating the work and backgrounds of those we do not get to hear from so frequently
Love the whole concept for this, how everything is so clearly set out and explained and the themes that it addresses. Looking forward to listening through...
My partner showed me this podcast. He is getting a doctorate in Old Testament studies and he loves the history aspect of this podcast. I enjoy The Thin End of the Wedge because it breaks the information down for both scholars and folks like me who love history. The episodes are fascinating and I like the host’s style of interviewing. He asks really interesting questions to his guests and they share their perspectives. It’s exciting to listen to a podcast where both the host and guest are excited... more
Fantastic podcast series on the Middle East in antiquity. The host, Jon Taylor, is talking to experts from all over the world on issues linked to their research on the Middle East in antiquity and how it materialises and impacts our world. One of my favourite podcasts!
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