Robin Pierson is from London in the UK. He writes about American TV shows at The TV Critic and works for his father, an actor. He is the man behind The History of Byzantium podcast, searching for the most interesting and entertaining ways to communicate the Byzantine story.
Hello everyone,This is a short update about the podcast and the likely schedule for the next few months. The main takeaways are:- The narrative will resume around Spring 2021- In the meantime I will be producing bonus episodes and videos from Istanbul. As well as doing work for my Dad and taking a little time out for my mental health.- At least two more free episodes about Alexios will be coming soon. Including a Q&A about his reign and the Crusades so do send your questions in. You can comment on the thread below.Thanks for your support and understanding,Robin  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Alexios tries to forge a coalition against Antioch but has to abandon his plans when Anatolia comes calling again. The Emperor leaves this world frustrated by his failure to outmanoeuvre the Normans but his record in office is impressive nonetheless.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Bohemond heads back to Western Europe to recruit a new army. He leads them back to the Balkans to capture Dyrrhachium but Alexios is waiting for him.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
More armed pilgrims arrive at Constantinople in the wake of the fall of Jerusalem. Alexios advises them to avoid the Turks of Anatolia but they ignore him. Meanwhile Alexios' attempts to put pressure on Antioch are thwarted by Bohemond's nephew Tancred. Finally we return to Constantinople to check in with the Komnenian regime and watch a man get burnt to death.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Episode Count
282
Podcast Count
5
Total Airtime
5 days, 9 hours
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