Byzantium & Friends

By Byzantium & Friends

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Subscribers: 173
Reviews: 4
Episodes: 100


 Oct 30, 2021

Suleiman the average
 May 21, 2021
I enjoy this podcast. It is uneven, but is always challenging. If you are into Byzantine (or East Roman) history you should give it a lister. Well done Anthony!


 Feb 24, 2021

a citizen
 Oct 8, 2020
was good when it stuck to history. straying into smearing everyone to the right of marx as a white supremacist and wanna be paramilitary thug is nonsense. with this quality of discourse it's no wonder academia is on a downhill spiral

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Conversations with experts in the history of Byzantium and surrounding fields, hosted by Anthony Kaldellis.

Episode Date
119. Byzantium in science fiction, fantasy, and horror, with Przemysław Marciniak
Jun 13, 2024
118. Pathogen paleogenetics and late antique disease: A cross-discipline discussion
May 30, 2024
117. Human paleogenetics and late antique migration: a cross-discipline discussion
May 16, 2024
116. Africa and Byzantium, with Andrea Myers Achi
May 02, 2024
115. Imaginary Byzantiums in modern Russia, with Eugene Smelyansky
Apr 18, 2024
114. Byzantium and the early Rus’, with Monica White
Apr 04, 2024
113. The emperor’s clothing and public appearances, with Maria Parani
Mar 21, 2024
112. Crisis and resilience in late antique Rome, with Michele Salzman
Mar 07, 2024
111. Inheriting the mantle of the Roman empire, with Nathan Aschenbrenner
Feb 22, 2024
110. Justinian: statecraft, law, and self-glorification, with Peter Sarris
Feb 08, 2024
109. The discovery of Constantinople, with Sarah Bassett
Jan 25, 2024
108. Who is ‘Islamic History’ about?, with Christian Sahner
Jan 11, 2024
107. Shifty Greeks, Arrogant Latins: Polemical authors and the schism of the Churches, with Alessandra Bucossi
Dec 28, 2023
106. Medieval Europe without a “core”, with Christian Raffensperger
Dec 14, 2023
105. So you’re the Roman emperor... now what?, with Olivier Hekster
Nov 30, 2023
104. Byzantine law, its experts, and its languages, with Daphne Penna
Nov 16, 2023
103. About time, with Jesse Torgerson
Nov 02, 2023
102. Byzantium and Balkan national identities, with Diana Mishkova
Oct 19, 2023
101. How to de-colonize Byzantine Studies, with Ben Anderson and Mirela Ivanova
Oct 05, 2023
100. Our new book on the armies, and on revisionism in history, with Marion Kruse
Sep 21, 2023
99. A new history of medieval Christianity, with Peter Heather
Sep 07, 2023
98. Egyptian hieroglyphs in late antiquity, with Jennifer Westerfeld
Jul 13, 2023
97. The remarkable world of hospitals, orphanages, and leprosaria, with Tim Miller
Jun 29, 2023
96. Pre-Islamic Arabia, with Valentina Grasso
Jun 15, 2023
95. Rome and Byzantium in Heavy Metal music, with Jeremy Swist
Jun 01, 2023
94. What academic tenure does for you (yes, you!), with Jacques Berlinerblau
May 18, 2023
93. The afterlife of pagan inscriptions in Byzantium, with Anna Sitz
May 04, 2023
92. An insider’s guide to academic publishing, with Byzantine studies in mind, featuring Anna Henderson
Apr 20, 2023
91. Scavenging in the ruins of empire, with Robin Fleming
Apr 06, 2023
90. At the dawn of Byzantine Studies: Martin Crusius (1526-1607), with Richard Calis
Mar 23, 2023
89. The resilience and agency of rural communities, with Fotini Kondyli
Mar 09, 2023
88. Women’s labor, with Anna Kelley
Feb 23, 2023
87. Dragons! with Scott Bruce
Feb 09, 2023
86. How to organize a museum exhibition – and bring the Holy Land home, with Amanda Luyster
Jan 26, 2023
85. Lead mining and lead pollution in the Roman world, with Paul Stephenson
Jan 12, 2023
84. On writing narrative history, with guest-host Marion Kruse
Dec 29, 2022
83. Blinding as punishment and enforced disability, with Jake Ransohoff
Dec 15, 2022
82. What was First Iconoclasm about?, with Leslie Brubaker
Dec 01, 2022
81. Surviving the Mongol storm, with Nicholas Morton
Nov 17, 2022
80. Diagrams: from sundials to the schematics of the Trinity, with Linda Safran
Nov 03, 2022
79. The enduring power of ancient statues in Constantinople, with Paroma Chatterjee
Oct 21, 2022
78. How to be philanthropic in early Byzantine Christianity, with Dan Caner
Aug 18, 2022
77. How did most people in the Roman empire get by? with Kim Bowes
Aug 04, 2022
76. Exploring the monuments of Byzantine Constantinople, with Sergey Ivanov
Jul 21, 2022
75. The politics of archaeological heritage and reclamation, with Jonathan Hall
Jul 07, 2022
74. Laments for the Fall: Constantinople and Tenochtitlan in counterpoint, with Eleni Kefala
Jun 23, 2022
73. When did women “bind up” their hair, and why?, with Gabriel Radle
Jun 09, 2022
72. What do we mean by “Byzantine literature”?, with Stratis Papaioannou
May 26, 2022
71. Manuel II Palaiologos (1350-1425) had a lot to say, with Siren Çelik
May 12, 2022
70. Trees have histories too, with Alexander Olson
Apr 28, 2022
69. The experiences of Byzantine children, with Oana-Maria Cojocaru
Apr 14, 2022
68. Classical scholarship and philology in Byzantium, with Filippomaria Pontani
Mar 31, 2022
67. Wherein Tina and I take bad scholarly habits to task, with Tina Sessa
Mar 17, 2022
66. The perils of childbirth, with Christian Laes
Mar 03, 2022
65. Who was Hypatia of Alexandria and what does she stand for? with Silvia Ronchey
Feb 17, 2022
64. How did emperors make decisions?, with Michael Grünbart
Feb 03, 2022
63. The religion of simple believers, with Jack Tannous
Jan 20, 2022
62. Byzantine dress and fashion, with Jennifer Ball and Elizabeth Dospěl Williams
Jan 06, 2022
61. Being Roman in Syriac, with Hartmut Leppin
Dec 23, 2021
60. Representing the trauma of captivity, enslavement, and degradation, with Adam Goldwyn
Dec 09, 2021
59. What exactly ended in Late Antiquity?, with Polymnia Athanassiadi
Nov 25, 2021
58. The column and equestrian statue of Justinian, a landmark monument of Constantinople, with Elena Boeck
Nov 11, 2021
57. A global history of the Greeks, with Roderick Beaton
Oct 28, 2021
56. Cyril, Methodios, and the conversion of the Slavs, with Mirela Ivanova
Oct 14, 2021
55. If you could meet and interview one person from Byzantine history, who would it be and why? (Part II), with Paroma Chatterjee and Merle Eisenberg
Jul 29, 2021
54. The power and journeys of the True Cross and other holy relics, with Lynn Jones
Jul 15, 2021
53. What can we know about the life of the Prophet Muhammad?, with Sean Anthony
Jul 01, 2021
52. Crowd behavior in imperial Rome and Constantinople, with Daniëlle Slootjes
Jun 17, 2021
51. Byzantine poetry on its own terms, with Marc Lauxtermann
Jun 03, 2021
50. If you could meet and interview one person from Byzantine history, who would it be and why?, with Fotini Kondyli and Alexander Sarantis
May 20, 2021
49. Why is there an Egyptian obelisk in the hippodrome of Constantinople?, with Cecily Hilsdale
May 06, 2021
48. What did Byzantine music sound like? (The answer is more political than you’d expect), with Alexander Lingas
Apr 22, 2021
47. The materiality of Byzantine objects, with Elizabeth Dospěl Williams
Apr 08, 2021
46. Raiders, marauders, ravagers, and pirates: their impact on Byzantine life, with Alexander Sarantis
Mar 25, 2021
45. Neoliberalism in academia and its impact on the humanities, with Tamar Hodos
Mar 11, 2021
44. How can historians use new media to disseminate ideas?, with Merle Eisenberg
Feb 25, 2021
43. Is it time to abandon the rubric “Byzantium”?, with Leonora Neville
Feb 11, 2021
42. Byzantium in video games, with Troy Goodfellow
Jan 28, 2021
41. Ravenna, capital of empire between east and west, with Judith Herrin
Jan 14, 2021
40. Byzantine tales of horror and the macabre
Dec 31, 2020
39. The monastic experience, with Alice-Mary Talbot
Dec 17, 2020
38. Manuscripts, databases, and the joys of Byzantine literature, with Dave Jenkins
Dec 03, 2020
37. The study of Byzantine skeletons, with Chryssa Bourbou
Nov 19, 2020
36. Slavery in late antiquity and Byzantium, with Noel Lenski
Nov 05, 2020
35. Theophano: A Byzantine Tale, with Spyros Theocharis and Chrysa Sakel
Oct 22, 2020
34. An antidote to toxic medievalism, with Amy Kaufman and Paul Sturtevant
Oct 08, 2020
33. The study of ethnic identities in Byzantium and beyond (Listener Questions II), with Brian Swain
Sep 24, 2020
32. Anastasius the Librarian, the greatest enemy of Byzantium you probably haven't heard of, with Réka Forrai
Sep 10, 2020
31. Ethnicity and empire in China and Byzantium, with Shao-yun Yang and Ying Zhang
Aug 27, 2020
30. Byzantium in modern Greek life (Listener Questions I), with Dimitris Krallis
Aug 13, 2020
29. The many identities of Hagia Sophia, past and present, with Bob Ousterhout
Jul 30, 2020
28. How we choose our research topics, with Tia Kolbaba
Jul 16, 2020
27. The hidden treasures of sigillography, with Jonathan Shea
Jul 02, 2020
26. Homer in Byzantium, with Baukje van den Berg
Jun 18, 2020
25. Disability in Byzantium, with Christian Laes
Jun 04, 2020
24. Social class in Byzantium, with Efi Ragia
May 21, 2020
23. Digital humanities and Byzantium, with Kuba Kabala
May 07, 2020
22. Social distancing in early Byzantium, with Ellen Muehlberger and David Brakke
Apr 23, 2020
21. Coping with pandemics, with Tina Sessa and Kyle Harper
Apr 09, 2020
20. Carolingian and Byzantine practices of empire compared, with Jennifer Davis
Mar 26, 2020