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The History of Byzantium
The History of Byzantium

A podcast telling the story of the Roman (Byzantine) Empire from 476 AD to 1453. www.thehistoryofbyzantium.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for... more

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Episode 262 - Questions IX

I answer listener questions about the Fourth Crusade. This episode focuses on the big picture. Who is to blame? Was... more

23 Mar 2023 · 28 minutes
Antakya Appeal with Andrea de Giorgi and Katherine Pangonis

This is a special episode to urge listeners to donate to the ongoing relief effort in Turkey and Syria. I... more

04 Mar 2023 · 1 hour,
A personal appeal from a listener

A personal appeal from a listener who has family in Antakya. This is an appeal for you to donate to one... more

14 Feb 2023 · 4 minutes
An appeal for help for Turkey and Syria

dec.org.uk/appeals/To help specific groups directly:The White Helmets are volunteers who have been operating in Syria for many years. They help... more

11 Feb 2023 · 5 minutes
Episode 261 - The Sack

We discuss what happened once the Latins started looting. How were the Byzantines treated? What was taken and what has... more

07 Feb 2023 · 30 minutes
Episode 260 - The Fourth Crusade (Part 2)

The Latins assault the city and Alexios Angelos Komnenos flees. Alexios Angelos becomes Emperor and empties the treasury into the... more

31 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 34 minutes
Episode 259 - The Fourth Crusade (Part 1)

Pope Innocent calls for a new Crusade to retake Jerusalem. A group of French Knights decide to form an expedition... more

24 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Episode 258 - Almost Ungovernable

Alexios Angelos faces down one internal rebellion after another as the Roman Empire continues to contract. The biggest threat to... more

18 Jan 2023 · 22 minutes
Episode 257 - What Could Be More Trustworthy than a Brother?

Isaac Angelos does his best to secure his position and confront the Bulgarians. But he is overthrown by his brother... more

10 Jan 2023 · 26 minutes
Episode 255 - The Third Crusade (part 1)

As soon as news reached the West that Jerusalem had fallen a new Crusade was called. The German, French and... more

28 Dec 2022 · 25 minutes
The History of Byzantium
Episode 262 - Questions IX
The History of Byzantium