A mysterious land of legend and mythology. An empire of Christianity completely distinct from Rome and Constantinople. The ugliest woman in the world. The richest man in history. These are some of the stories covered in this second podcast episode in our History of Africa podcast series. We continue our exploration of many of the African continent’s ancient and medieval kingdoms in this second episode in our series, Kingdoms and Empires of Africa.

Great Zimbabwe Ruins

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JB Shreve is the author of "How the World Ends: Understanding the Growing Chaos." He has been the host of the End of History podcast since 2012. He has degrees in International Relations and Middle East Studies. His other books include the Intelligence Brief Series. Regular posts and updates from JB Shreve are available at www.theendofhistory.net