For our first monument on the African continent we examine the The Great Zimbabwe. This Iron Age city in southern Africa lies mostly in ruins today, but at the height of its power between the 11th and 15th century housed as many as 20,000 people. We’ll discuss what we know about this site today, and how colonialism stands in the way of a more complete picture of its history.

Podden och tillhörande omslagsbild på den här sidan tillhör Vivian Yu, John Julius. Innehållet i podden är skapat av Vivian Yu, John Julius och inte av, eller tillsammans med, Poddtoppen.