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The Warrior Queen

Discover the fascinating story of Queen Tomyris and join a new adventure with your hosts Anna, Leo & Percy as they travel back in time to Central Asia. In this story, you'll learn about how this warrior queen defeated King Cyrus the Great as he tried to attack her homeland—and the rest is history. It's time to pack your bags and head back to the sixth century BCE.

About Honest History

Honest History creates award-winning books, magazines, and this show for young historians across the world. Our mission is to inspire kids to create a positive impact on history themselves. 


This episode was narrated by Nikki Bon and JoAnn Schinderle, written by Heidi Coburn, and produced by Randall Lawrence and Robot Pirate Media. Original theme music was written and recorded by Luke Messimer.