Dec 29, 2022

The Ancient Arabs

New Books Network 2022

This episode discusses the nomadic Arab tribes between about 850 and 450 BCE. What do we know about their lifestyles, cultures, and relationships with the empires around them?

Music in this episode: Desert City by Kevin MacLeod. License.

All other sounds courtesy of the BBC Sound Archive.

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Maggie Freeman

Maggie Freeman is a PhD candidate in the School of Architecture at MIT. She researches uses of architecture by nomadic peoples and historical interactions of nomads and empires, with a focus on the modern Middle East.

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