What was the Byzantine Empire?

The History of the Byzantine Empire

by Dr Dionysios Stathakopoulos, 11th August 2015

Locating the Byzantines in History

This podcast covers the basics: name, dates, geography, origins in the Late Roman Empire, and how the Byzantine Empire fits with Medieval History, East and West in general.

1. Introduction
2. A continuation of the Roman Empire?
3. Chronology of the Empire
4. The territory and landscape of the Empire
5. A Multi-ethnic Empire and the supremacy of the Greek language.
6. Where does the Byzantine Empire fit in medieval history?


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