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A podcast telling the story of the Roman Empire from 476 AD to 1453

A podcast telling the story of the Roman Empire from 476 AD to 1453
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United Kingdom

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A podcast telling the story of the Roman Empire from 476 AD to 1453

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English


Episodes

Episode 164 - Don't Believe Your Map

3/19/2018
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The maps commonly used in books and the internet give a misleading impression of the Byzantine occupation of Bulgaria. We tour the Balkans and discuss the reality on the ground.

Duration:00:31:37

Ask Me Anything

3/16/2018
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I am doing an AMA. That's an Ask Me Anything for a website called WhatPods. I will be answering questions on the 21st March at 4.30pm US eastern standard time. Post your questions now.

Duration:00:03:12

A replay of the House of War

3/10/2018
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A replay of episode 89 "The House of War"

Duration:00:34:45

Episode 163 - The Magyars, Pechenegs and Rus

3/6/2018
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We trace the interconnected developments of the Magyars, Pechenegs and Rus.

Duration:00:25:47

Istanbul Kickstarter Campaign

3/1/2018
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My Istanbul Kickstarter Campaign launches today. Please consider supporting it.

Duration:00:17:00

Episode 162 – Venetians and Normans

2/27/2018
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We move on to Venice and Normandy to discuss the development of two peoples who will play a key role in the future of Byzantium.

Duration:00:25:58

Episode 161 – Not Yet Holy Roman Emperors

2/19/2018
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We talk about developments in the Frankish realm as they relate to Byzantium across the past century.

Duration:00:29:31

Episode 160 – Why Italy Matters

2/6/2018
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We talk about the big picture status of Italy during the 10th century and why it mattered to Byzantium.

Duration:00:21:02

Byzantine Stories episode six announcement

1/24/2018
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Byzantine Stories episode six announcement

Duration:00:03:13

Episode 159 - Rest in Peace

12/22/2017
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We discuss Byzantine funeral practices and the burial places of Emperors.

Duration:00:28:45

Episode 158 - The Legend Slayer

12/15/2017
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I answer some listener questions about Basil II and Byzantine first names.

Duration:00:27:42

Update on schedule and Istanbul

12/8/2017
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Update on schedule and Istanbul

Duration:00:04:13

Episode 156 - The Half Blind Leading the Blind

10/27/2017
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We discuss campaigning in the Balkans, the end of the Bulgarian war and the legend of the Bulgar Slayer.

Duration:00:40:18

Episode 155 - The Year 1000

10/23/2017
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Basil continues his campaigns against the Fatimids and the Bulgarians. We also discuss the turning of the year 1000.

Duration:00:26:46

Episode 154 – A Cat Among Mice

10/13/2017
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We discuss the origins of the revived Bulgarian Empire and follow Basil as he campaigns against them and the Fatimids in the East.

Duration:00:30:10

Episode 153 - Basil II

10/6/2017
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Finally Basil II stands alone as master of the Roman world. Let's get to know him.

Duration:00:27:26

Episode 152 - Bardas Phokas

9/29/2017
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Civil war resumes as both Bardas Sclerus and Bardas Phokas rebel against Basil. An epic showdown follows which drags the Bulgarians, the Rus, Varangians, Arabs, Armenians and Georgians into the contest.

Duration:00:51:25

Episode 151 – Bardas Sclerus

9/20/2017
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The civil war continues with Bardas Sclerus and Bardas Phokas locking horns. Although the Imperial side emerge victorious, the price is years of tension with their new Domestic.

Duration:00:30:41

Podcasting in Istanbul?

9/14/2017
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Your feedback needed on the idea of me travelling to Istanbul to record material for the podcast.

Duration:00:03:38

Episode 150 - Basil Lekapenos

9/8/2017
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The narrative resumes with Basil Lekapenos elevating his great-nephew Basil II to the throne. However Bardas Sclerus immediately rebels and declares himself Emperor.

Duration:00:22:50