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A journey through the myths and history of Ancient Greece and Rome for all the family.

A journey through the myths and history of Ancient Greece and Rome for all the family.
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United States

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A journey through the myths and history of Ancient Greece and Rome for all the family.

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English


Episodes

Chapter One Hundred and Forty Three: Back in the West - Part Three

11/4/2018
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A lot has been going on in the former Western Roman Empire in the 300 years between 1100 and 1400!

Duration:00:13:23

Chapter One Hundred and Forty Two: A Family at War Part Two

10/21/2018
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Introducing the Hokey Cokey Emperor. Is he in power or out? In, out, in, out!

Duration:00:21:38

Hospital

9/30/2018
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Podcast resumption.

Duration:00:00:26

Chapter One Hundred and Forty One: A Family at War Part One

7/31/2018
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Fractious and incompetent behaviour from the ruling family plunge the Empire into crisis. It’s not going to get any better!

Duration:00:17:09

Chapter One Hundred and Forty: The Final Recovery

7/1/2018
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A brilliant general becomes Emperor of Nicaea. It only takes him a few years to regain the great city of Constantinople. Unfortunately everyone is out to get him and it takes a lifetime of juggling to stabilise his empire.

Duration:00:18:50

Back Next Weekend

6/24/2018
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The Myths and History of Greece and Rome will be back next weekend.

Duration:00:00:29

Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Nine: One Empire, Two Empires, Three Empires, Four Empires.

5/7/2018
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Welcome to nearly sixty years of total and utter chaos. Four empires and at least twenty emperors fight, make alliances, break alliances and generally fail to get on. Something has to give!

Duration:00:18:05

Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Eight: Capital, Crusades and Calamity

4/22/2018
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The Angeli prove themselves to be so incompetent that the capital of the Empire cannot withstand the crusading armies. Calamity results.

Duration:00:18:46

Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Seven: Angels of Destruction

4/1/2018
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Andronicus Comnenus could not, quite obviously, be allowed to continue as Basileus. If only his demise, like that of Domitian for example, had been planned. Then, perhaps, the chaos and incompetence that followed could have been avoided.

Duration:00:16:17

Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Six: The Great and the Terrible

3/18/2018
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Manuel Comnenus thinks big but is a bit to pro-western. His cousin, though, is an entirely different kettle of fish!

Duration:00:17:54

Very Important Announcement

3/10/2018
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Introducing the new mythandhistory website. www.mythandhistory.co.uk

Duration:00:01:51

Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Five: Oh No, Not Again!

3/4/2018
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John the Beautiful fails to achieve all his aims as he goes and dies at exactly the wrong moment. He is succeeded by his son: how will he do?

Duration:00:21:03

Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Four: John the Beautiful

2/17/2018
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Alexius’s son proves himself to be the equal of his father!

Duration:00:15:36

Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Three: Urban's Unhelpful Help

12/28/2017
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The Pope launches the first crusade with mixed results for Alexius and hie empire!

Duration:00:24:38

Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Two: Back in the West, Part Two

10/28/2017
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A quick look at France, Germany and England in the 300 years up to the start of the First Crusade.

Duration:00:12:23

Chapter One Hundred and Thirty One: Norman Conquests

8/20/2017
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Everyone knows about 1066 and all that. The Normans' other conquests are less famous but equally important. Just ask Alexius Comnenus!

Duration:00:20:39

Chapter One Hundred and Thirty: Manzikert

8/2/2017
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Disloyalty and bad planning lead to disaster.

Duration:00:20:13

Chapter One Hundred and Twenty Nine: Descent into Chaos

5/22/2017
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The great Macedonian Dynasty comes to an end. The Empire begins its final spiral into nothingness.

Duration:00:25:17

Chapter One Hundred and Twenty Eight: Zoe takes a Husband, or Two, or Three!

5/7/2017
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Basil's death begins a steep decline. If you want to be emperor then marry Zoe!

Duration:00:18:20

Chapter One Hundred and Twenty Seven: The Bulgar Slayer

4/16/2017
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Basil II finally has time to give his full attention to the Bulgars. It's not pretty!

Duration:00:20:25