Myths and History of Greece and Rome

Myths and History of Greece and Rome

Chapter One Hundred and Forty Four: Travels and Calls

Manuel II goes a-calling on the heads of state of the major European powers in order to find some support in saving...

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Chapter One Hundre and Forty Three: Back in the West - Part Three

A lot has been going on in the former Western Roman Empire in the 300 years between 1100 and 1400!

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Chapter One Hundred and Forty Two: A Family at War Part Two

Introducing the Hokey Cokey Emperor. Is he in power or out? In, out, in, out!

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Chapter One Hundred and Forty One: A Family at War Part One

Fractious and incompetent behaviour from the ruling family plunge the Empire into crisis. It’s not going to get any...

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Chapter One Hundred and Forty: The Final Recovery

A brilliant general becomes Emperor of Nicaea. It only takes him a few years to regain the great city of...

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Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Nine: One Empire, Two Empires, Three Empires, Four Empires.

Welcome to nearly sixty years of total and utter chaos. Four empires and at least twenty emperors fight, make...

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Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Eight: Capital, Crusades and Calamity

The Angeli prove themselves to be so incompetent that the capital of the Empire cannot withstand the crusading...

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Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Seven: Angels of Destruction

Andronicus Comnenus could not, quite obviously, be allowed to continue as Basileus. If only his demise, like that of...

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Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Six: The Great and the Terrible

Manuel Comnenus thinks big but is a bit to pro-western. His cousin, though, is an entirely different kettle of fish!

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Very Important Announcement

Introducing the new mythandhistory website. www.mythandhistory.co.uk  

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Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Five: Oh No, Not Again!

John the Beautiful fails to achieve all his aims as he goes and dies at exactly the wrong moment.  He is succeeded by...

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Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Three: Urban’s Unhelpful Help

The Pope launches the first crusade with mixed results for Alexius and hie empire!

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Chapter One Hundred and Thirty Two: Back in the West, Part Two

A quick look at France, Germany and England in the 300 years up to the start of the First Crusade.

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Episodes Written

I have episodes written for both of my podcasts along with a sore throat.  When I am able to speak properly there...

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Chapter One Hundred and Thirty One: Norman Conquests

Everyone knows about 1066 and all that. The Normans' other conquests are less famous but equally important. Just ask...

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