This is an episode index for Robin Pierson's fabulous The History of Byzantium podcast.

Byzantine Stories

 

Episode
Title
Period
John Chrystosom, Part 1 - Welcome to Antioch
349-350
John Chrystosom, Part 2 - Building Orthodoxy
349-397
John Chrystosom, Part 3 - The Snake Pit
397-400
John Chrystosom, Part 4 - A Byzantine Story
400-407
Symeon the Stylite
388-459
Porphyrius the Charioteer, Part 1 - The Spectacles
Porphyrius the Charioteer, Part 2 - Joining the Sun
Procopius of Caesarea, Part 1 - A Full Life
Procopius of Caesarea, Part 2 - The Allusions
Roman Health Care, Part 1 - Choosing Your Provider
Roman Health Care, Part 2 - Calcified Caring
Roman Health Care, Part 3 - Byzantine Compromise

 

5th Century AD

 

Episode
Title
Period
An Introduction
An Introduction to Byzantine History
Two Steps Back
457-477
The Isaurian Emperor
477-488
Give Us a Roman Emperor
482-498
The Gamble
498-513

 

6th Century AD

 

Episode
Title
Period
The Gamble
498-513
The Prosperous Exuberance
513-518
Gaul and Spain
406-511
Italy and Africa
406-518
The Balkan Provinces
376-518
Constantinople
320-518
The Eastern Provinces
318-518
The State (Part I): The Government
518
The State (Part II): The Church and the Army
518
The Emperor Justin
518-520
Justinian
518-525
Theodora
526-528
527-532, Part I: The Battle of Dara
527-530
527-532, Part II: The Eternal Peace, the Danube Frontier, and Diplomacy
527-533
527-532, Part III: The Kindling
527-532
Interview at PodcastSquared.com
The Nika Revolt
532
The Vandal War
533-534
Justinian's Legacy
533-537
Cage Match Podcast: The Most Significant Event Since the Second World War
The Siege of Rome
534-538
The Western Emperor
538-540
The "Roaring" Thirties
532-540
The Sack of Antioch
540-542
The Walking Dead
541-543
After the Apocalypse (Sale Episode, $5, Great Deal!)
541-545
The Nightmare Decade
545-550
Age Before Beauty
550-555
Getting the Band Back Together
550-565
The True Believer
565
The Madness of Justin II
565-574
Overbalancing
574-582
The Lucky Break
582-589
The End of Legitimacy
589-602
The Army of the Strategikon
500-602
Christianizing
500-602
Neighbors and Provinces
500-602
Questions (6th Century)
500-602
Who is a Byzantine?
500-602

 

7th Century AD

 

Episode
Title
Period
In Fairness to Phocas
602-608
Heraclius to the Rescue
608-612
Unceasing Lamentations
612-617
The Empty Fleet
617-620
The Last War
620-628
A Brief Respite
628-633
The Battle of Hieromyax (Yarmouk)
633-638
The Man Who Lived Too Long
638-641
The Teenage Emperor
641-656
The Themes
658-668
The Non-Siege of Constantinople
669-679
The Bulgars are Coming
679-685
Justinian II
685-695
Why Did the Romans Lose?
602-695
Why Did the Arabs Win? Part 1: The Sources
602-695
Why Did the Arabs Win? Part 2: In the Shadow of the Sword
602-695
Why Did the Arabs Win? Part 3: They Wanted It More
602-695
Why Did the Arabs Win? Part 4: The Conquest Society
602-695
Looking West
602-695
Why Did the Romans Survive?
602-695
God's Punishment
602-695
Byzantine Theodicy with David Gyllenhall
602-695
Questions II
602-695

 

8th Century AD

 

Episode
Title
Period
Seven Emperors
695-705
The Emperor Strikes Back
695-705
The Tightening Noose
705-715
Leo III
705-716
Lost to the West
717-718
Zombies of Byzantium
717-718
Iconoclasm
718-843
Leo's Reign in the 720s
718-729
Leo's Reign in the 730s
730-741
The Quest for Legitimacy
741-755
The Headless Council
755-765
The Dung Named
765-775
Leo and Irene (Sale Episode, $5, Great Deal!)
775-780
A New Helena
780-787
A Mother's Love
787-797
The Isaurian Dynasty
797-802
Charlemagne and Leo (Part 1)
695-802
Charlemagne and Leo (Part 2)
695-802
The Decline and Fall of the Arab Empire
695-802
The Leftovers
695-802
Imperial Territory
695-802
The People
695-802
The Byzantine Republic with Anthony Kaldellis
More Thoughts on the Byzantine Republic
The House of War
695-802
The Roman Army in 800 AD
695-802
An Interview with Author Vincent O'Reilly
The Syrian Refugee Who Changed Western Civilization
Questions III
695-802
Recap and Precap
717-900

 

9th Century AD

 

Episode
Title
Period
Woulda
802-811
Coulda
802-811
Shoulda
811
Michael Rhangabe, Emperor of the Romans
811-813
Leo the Armenian
813-815
Michael of Amorium
815-820
An Interview with Mike Duncan
Thomas the Slav
820-824
The Islands
824-829
God-Loving
829-842
God-Fearing
829-838
The Triumph of Orthodoxy
838-842
Mother and Uncle
842-867
Keeping up with the Macedonians
866-867
Known Unknowns
867-886
Leo the Wise?
886-900
The Four Wives of Leo VI
900-912
The Abbasid Decline
802-912
The Frontier
802-912
Carolingian Decline
802-912
International Relations
802-912
The Rise of Bulgaria
802-912
North of the Danube
802-912
Questions IV
802-912
Revival
802-912
Follow the Money
802-912
The Magnates
802-912
The Roman Army in 900 AD
802-912
Questions V
802-912
Dramatis Personae
802-912

 

10th Century AD (newest episode is here)

 

Episode
Title
Period
A Roman Story
912-919
A Tsar is Born
913-927
Attract and Repel
927-931
Melitene
931-940
The Prudent Course
941-945
Born in the Purple (Fundraising Episode!)
905-946
The Empire That Would Not Die (with John Halden)
640-945
False Economy
945-949
Escalating Violence
948-954
Sowing the Dragon's Teeth with Eric McGeer
10th Century
Third Time's the Charm
954-960
Triumphal Procession
959-963
The White Death of the Saracens
963-964
Cilicia
964-966
Abhorring the Palace
967-968
All In A Day's Work
968-969
Magnificent and Insufferable
969
How To Get Away With Murder
969-970
Brave in Danger
970-971
Strange Trajectories
972-976
Setting the Table
913-976
The Eastern Conquests
913-976
What's the Plan?
913-976
Bulgarian Solidarity
913-976

 

11th Century AD

 

Episode
Title
Period

 

12th Century AD

 

Episode
Title
Period

 

13th Century AD

 

Episode
Title
Period

 

14th Century AD

 

Episode
Title
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15th Century AD

 

Episode
Title
Period

 

Complete List

 

Episode
Title
Period
Byzantine Stories
John Chrystosom, Part 1 - Welcome to Antioch
349-350
John Chrystosom, Part 2 - Building Orthodoxy
349-397
John Chrystosom, Part 3 - The Snake Pit
397-400
John Chrystosom, Part 4 - A Byzantine Story
400-407
Symeon the Stylite
388-459
Porphyrius the Charioteer, Part 1 - The Spectacles
Porphyrius the Charioteer, Part 2 - Joining the Sun
Procopius of Caesarea, Part 1 - A Full Life
Procopius of Caesarea, Part 2 - The Allusions
Roman Health Care, Part 1 - Choosing Your Provider
Roman Health Care, Part 2 - Calcified Caring
Roman Health Care, Part 3 - Byzantine Compromise
The Main Story
An Introduction
An Introduction to Byzantine History
Two Steps Back
457-477
The Isaurian Emperor
477-488
Give Us a Roman Emperor
482-498
The Gamble
498-513
The Prosperous Exuberance
513-518
Gaul and Spain
406-511
Italy and Africa
406-518
The Balkan Provinces
376-518
Constantinople
320-518
The Eastern Provinces
318-518
The State (Part I): The Government
518
The State (Part II): The Church and the Army
518
The Emperor Justin
518-520
Justinian
518-525
Theodora
526-528
527-532, Part I: The Battle of Dara
527-530
527-532, Part II: The Eternal Peace, the Danube Frontier, and Diplomacy
527-533
527-532, Part III: The Kindling
527-532
Interview at PodcastSquared.com
The Nika Revolt
532
The Vandal War
533-534
Justinian's Legacy
533-537
Cage Match Podcast: The Most Significant Event Since the Second World War
The Siege of Rome
534-538
The Western Emperor
538-540
The "Roaring" Thirties
532-540
The Sack of Antioch
540-542
The Walking Dead
541-543
After the Apocalypse (Sale Episode, $5, Great Deal!)
541-545
The Nightmare Decade
545-550
Age Before Beauty
550-555
Getting the Band Back Together
550-565
The True Believer
565
The Madness of Justin II
565-574
Overbalancing
574-582
The Lucky Break
582-589
The End of Legitimacy
589-602
The Army of the Strategikon
500-602
Christianizing
500-602
Neighbors and Provinces
500-602
Questions (6th Century)
500-602
Who is a Byzantine?
500-602
In Fairness to Phocas
602-608
Heraclius to the Rescue
608-612
Unceasing Lamentations
612-617
The Empty Fleet
617-620
The Last War
620-628
A Brief Respite
628-633
The Battle of Hieromyax (Yarmouk)
633-638
The Man Who Lived Too Long
638-641
The Teenage Emperor
641-656
The Themes
658-668
The Non-Siege of Constantinople
669-679
The Bulgars are Coming
679-685
Justinian II
685-695
Why Did the Romans Lose?
602-695
Why Did the Arabs Win? Part 1: The Sources
602-695
Why Did the Arabs Win? Part 2: In the Shadow of the Sword
602-695
Why Did the Arabs Win? Part 3: They Wanted It More
602-695
Why Did the Arabs Win? Part 4: The Conquest Society
602-695
Looking West
602-695
Why Did the Romans Survive?
602-695
God's Punishment
602-695
Byzantine Theodicy with David Gyllenhall
602-695
Questions II
602-695
Seven Emperors
695-705
The Emperor Strikes Back
695-705
The Tightening Noose
705-715
Leo III
705-716
Lost to the West
717-718
Zombies of Byzantium
717-718
Iconoclasm
718-843
Leo's Reign in the 720s
718-729
Leo's Reign in the 730s
730-741
The Quest for Legitimacy
741-755
The Headless Council
755-765
The Dung Named
765-775
Leo and Irene (Sale Episode, $5, Great Deal!)
775-780
A New Helena
780-787
A Mother's Love
787-797
The Isaurian Dynasty
797-802
Charlemagne and Leo (Part 1)
695-802
Charlemagne and Leo (Part 2)
695-802
The Decline and Fall of the Arab Empire
695-802
The Leftovers
695-802
Imperial Territory
695-802
The People
695-802
The Byzantine Republic with Anthony Kaldellis
More Thoughts on the Byzantine Republic
The House of War
695-802
The Roman Army in 800 AD
695-802
An Interview with Author Vincent O'Reilly
The Syrian Refugee Who Changed Western Civilization
Questions III
695-802
Recap and Precap
717-900
Woulda
802-811
Coulda
802-811
Shoulda
811
Michael Rhangabe, Emperor of the Romans
811-813
Leo the Armenian
813-815
Michael of Amorium
815-820
An Interview with Mike Duncan
Thomas the Slav
820-824
The Islands
824-829
God-Loving
829-842
God-Fearing
829-838
The Triumph of Orthodoxy
838-842
Mother and Uncle
842-867
Keeping up with the Macedonians
866-867
Known Unknowns
867-886
Leo the Wise?
886-900
The Four Wives of Leo VI
900-912
The Abbasid Decline
802-912
The Frontier
802-912
Carolingian Decline
802-912
International Relations
802-912
The Rise of Bulgaria
802-912
North of the Danube
802-912
Questions IV
802-912
Revival
802-912
Follow the Money
802-912
The Magnates
802-912
The Roman Army in 900 AD
802-912
Questions V
802-912
Dramatis Personae
802-912
A Roman Story
912-919
A Tsar is Born
913-927
Attract and Repel
927-931
Melitene
931-940
The Prudent Course
941-945
Born in the Purple (Fundraising Episode!)
905-946
The Empire That Would Not Die (with John Halden)
640-945
False Economy
945-949
Escalating Violence
948-954
Sowing the Dragon's Teeth with Eric McGeer
10th Century
Third Time's the Charm
954-960
Triumphal Procession
959-963
The White Death of the Saracens
963-964
Cilicia
964-966
Abhorring the Palace
967-968
All In A Day's Work
968-969
Magnificent and Insufferable
969
How To Get Away With Murder
969-970
Brave in Danger
970-971
Strange Trajectories
972-976
Setting the Table
913-976
The Eastern Conquests
913-976
What's the Plan?
913-976
Bulgarian Solidarity
913-976