The History of Byzantium

What did the Romans think was responsible for their defeats? We look at the Christian thought-world of the 7th century and the reactions from Byzantium and those left behind in the Caliphate.

Direct download: 62_Gods_Punishment.mp3
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We look at the changes the Roman army and government went through in the 7th century and consider why the Romans survived.

Direct download: 61_Why_Did_the_Romans_Survive.mp3
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We look West at Spain, Gaul and Italy to see what has changed since 600AD. Then we head into the Balkans to peer into the darkness and try to understand who lived there.

Direct download: 60_Looking_West.mp3
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