The Iron Age is generally accepted to have been the final age before solid, written history in the development of human society. This doesn’t mean that a society arriving at Iron Age was necessarily a sign of progress. That’s just one of the many counterintuitive things to be learned about this period, or rather these periods. While it’s usually associated with Ancient Greece in particular, we’ll be traveling the globe and back and forth through time in this study. There are a lot of different perspectives on what it was like for a society when the 26th element of the periodic table was on top.
This is one encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!