So You Think You Can Rule Persia

A podcast rating and reviewing all the kings of Persia from Deioces to Yazdegerd III. Hosted by Umberto Molinatti and Sariel Snowings

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Episodes

66. Hormizd II

13 hours ago

13 hours ago

After humiliation at the hands of Rome, Narseh's branch of the dynasty continues under Hormizd who wants to get everything back on track. Also, it's time to meet our new recurring friends, the Arabs. 
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65. Narseh

Sunday May 05, 2024

Sunday May 05, 2024

We're finally out of Bahrams and the promised heir is here, will Narseh live up to his reputation now that he's king of kings? Join us for a quest for legitimacy, an internal reform, and a rematch with Rome.
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64. Bahram III

Sunday Apr 21, 2024

Sunday Apr 21, 2024

Third Bahram of the list, will he be lucky? Or is he going to be brutally overthrown by great-uncle Narseh? The nobles and religious establishment have a big decision before them, let's hope they choose right.
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63. Bahram II

Sunday Apr 14, 2024

Sunday Apr 14, 2024

This newest Bahram comes highly recommended by his father and the religious establishment, anyone else? Not really. Oh and this comes at a time when all the Sassanid neighbors are in turmoil? Excellent.
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62. Bahram I

Sunday Apr 07, 2024

Sunday Apr 07, 2024

Bahram was never meant to be king of kings, but now he's finally gotten the job thanks to good old-fashioned corruption. Will he herald a new golden age? No. Will he commit some atrocities? You can bet on it.
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61. Hormizd I

Sunday Mar 17, 2024

Sunday Mar 17, 2024

After Shapur's exhaustive succession plan, we have Hormizd on the throne at last. Will he live up to his famous father and grandfather? Join us for Kartir, Mani, and a questionable end.
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60. Shapur I

Sunday Mar 03, 2024

Sunday Mar 03, 2024

The Sassanids have started strong and now Shapur has stepped up to the throne. In a lifetime full of action, he's going to make sure to treat the empire's fatigue with some very fine Valerian.
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59. Ardashir I the Great

Sunday Feb 18, 2024

Sunday Feb 18, 2024

A new dawn rises from Persia as Ardashir founds his dynasty. How will the empire change with this new management? Will the Sassanids follow in the Arsacids' footsteps or will they choose to change things up a bit?
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58.5 Plumas on Mazdayasna

Sunday Feb 11, 2024

Sunday Feb 11, 2024

Today we welcome back our Queen of Queens! Plumas is back again to talk to us about Madayazna, Zoroastrianism, and much more now that we'll be heading into the new world of the Sassanid Empire. 
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58. Vologases VI

Sunday Feb 04, 2024

Sunday Feb 04, 2024

The empire is not in a good place, it sorely needs an injection of energy and competence to survive. Enter Vologases, will he manage to overcome rebellions and an ambitious brother to triumph? Wait, who's this Ardashir fellow?
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