The History of Byzantium

Maslama puts Constantinople under siege. The Romans look to the heavens for a sign that God still favours them.

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We trace the origins of Leo III from his family's relocation to Thrace, his service in the Caucasus through to his interaction with the invading Arabs.

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Justinian II tries to return to vigorous action but things quickly fall apart. The Arabs advance in the east and a rebellion in Cherson blows up. We meet our fourth, fifth and sixth Emperors.

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