Episode 29: The War God

Montuhotep II (Part III): The Nubian War. With his rule secured, and Egypt united under his authority, Montuhotep II is once again ready for war. Egyptian troops advance into Nubia, Palestine and the Eastern Deserts, pushing their king’s agenda abroad. These wars bring plunder and captives back to Egypt, stimulating the economy after the First…

Episode 28: The King in the North

Montuhotep II (Part II): The Theban Court. Montuhotep II, ruler of a newly united Egypt, must bring the noble families into line, and centralize power in his own hands. He must curb the power of provincial officials, and handle a vastly expanded domain and population. Direct Download (Save As mp3) A colossal statue of the king…