The Byzantine Empire & Regional Rivals


From global to regional superpower, survival and revivalThis podcast looks at the period from 500-1204 charting the history of the Empire as it met with formidable enemies and had to adapt to change.

1. Persians, Arabs & Ottomans
2. Vikings, Slavs, Mongols & the Rus.
3. Germans, Franks, Goths & Crusaders.
4. Expansion.
5. The Empire loses half its' territory
6. The Byzantine's rebound and convert the Bulgarians and the Rus to Christianity
7. The Normans, the Seljuks and the Crusaders.
8. How did Byzantium survive?


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