265. Saudi Arabia: The Mystery of the Kaaba

Join Tom and Dominic for their World Cup episode on Saudi Arabia, where they discuss 'the most famous structure in global Islam' - the Kaaba in Mecca.Tune in to hear about the Prophet Mohammed, Abdul Malik, and the origins of the most sacred site in Islam.Join The Rest Is History Club (www.restishistorypod.com) for ad-free listening to the full archive, weekly bonus episodes, live streamed shows and access to an exclusive chatroom community.Twitter: @TheRestHistory @holland_tom @dcsandbrook Email: [email protected] Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Historians Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook are interrogating the past, and attempting to de-tangle the present.They question the nature of Greatness, why the West no longer has civil wars and whether Richard Nixon was more like Caligula or Claudius.  They're distilling the entirety of human history, or, as much as they can fit into about fifty minutes.Join The Rest Is History Club (www.restishistorypod.com) for ad-free listening to the full archive, weekly bonus episodes, live streamed shows and access to an exclusive chatroom community.Here are some of our favourite episodes to get you started:WATERGATE/NIXON apple.co/3JrVl5hALEXANDER THE GREAT apple.co/3Q4FaNkHARDCORE HISTORY'S DAN CARLIN apple.co/3vqkGa3PUTIN & RUSSIA apple.co/3zMtLfX Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.