12 Byzantine Rulers Podcast

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This is a 12-part podcast about Byzantine history from Lars Brownworth as structured through the lives of 12 Byzantine rulers.

I've only listened to part one, but I liked the discussion of the historiography of Byzantine studies and how it developed in the West. One important insight was that "Constantinopolitan Empire" was too much of a mouthful, so the older city name "Byzantine" was used instead. Such is the stuff historiography is made of sometimes.

This is also a great example of a niche topic being able to get a larger audience through the Internet.

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