The Battles of the Pyramids and Nile

In 1798 Napoleon decided to launch an expedition to Egypt instead of leading a direct attack on England -- but why? In this episode, Katie and Sarah explore the Battle of the Pyramids (Napoleon himself came up with the title). Tune in and learn more.

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Topics in this Podcast: warfare, Middle Eastern history, Egypt, Napoleon, 18th century, 19th century, French history, African history, military history