The History of Byzantium

We follow Basil's time in office as tries to wash away the sin of murder and secure legitimacy for his new dynasty. He also tests the limits of Byzantium's growing power in East and West.


Direct download: 108_Known_Unknowns.mp3
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We chart the rise of Basil the Macedonian and his murder of both Bardas and Michael. We also look at how Basil's descendants would re-brand Michael as "the Drunkard" before saying goodbye to the Amorion Dynasty.


Direct download: 107_Keeping_up_with_the_Macedonians.mp3
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Listen here for an announcement about the second episode in the Byzantine Stories series and an increase in the subscription price.

Direct download: Byzantine_Stories_episode_two_announcement.mp3
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