What was the Byzantine Empire?

The History of the Byzantine Empire

By Dr Dionysios Stathakopoulos, published 11th August 2015

Locating the Byzantines in History

In this podcast Dr Dionysios Stathakopoulos 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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