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After a clever assassination, another General seizes the imperial throne. Immediately he is faced with a revolt in the Balkans, and an invasion by the Kievan Rus from the North. After mopping things up in the West he marches his army east where he takes back lost imperial lands and comes face to face with a new… organized enemy… The Fatimid Caliphate.
The History of Modern Greece Podcast covers the events of the Greek People from the fall of Constantinople in 1453 to the Greek War of Independence in 1821-1832, through to the Greco-Turkish War from 1919 to 1922 to the present day.
Music by Mark Jungerman: www.marcjungermann.com