Steppe 1.0, Going Nomad

The early Indo-Europeans' great leap forward

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Before Rome was even a city, up until the age of the gun, the heart of Asia was ruled by nomads. These lords of the steppe struck terror in the hearts of men for thousands of years, and their conquests and defeats shaped the rise and fall of empires.

This is the story of those first nomads, the early Indo-Europeans.

They herded, they rode…

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