Why is Jerusalem So Important?

Dan Snow’s History Hit | 19 June 2020 | 0h 43m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Simon Sebag Montefiore about his book Jerusalem: The Biography. Discusses the history of the city sacred to three religions and why it has been on the front line of conflicts that have shaped the history of the Middle East and the wider world.

Speeches That Changed the World

How To Academy | 25 November 2019 | 1h 19m | Listen Later | iTunes
Simon Sebag Montefiore introduces a selection of history’s greatest speeches from his book Speeches that Changed the World. Actors reenact speeches from Elizabeth I, Genghis Khan, Muhammad Ali, Winston Churchill, Greta Thunberg, Martin Luther King and more. Prepare to be moved.