Tides of History
Tides of History
Wondery / Patrick Wyman
When Did Things Happen in the Ancient World? Interview with Professor Sturt Manning
58 minutes Posted Sep 23, 2021 at 12:30 am.
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We can’t understand the past without understanding when things happened, because if we can’t place them in some sort of chronological order, we can’t understand the relationship between them. But how do we know when things happened in the distant past? Professor Sturt Manning of Cornell University is an expert on chronology, using tree-rings, radiocarbon, and historical sources to date events and archaeological sites from many thousands of years ago. 

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