Empire of Gold

Empire of Gold

A History of the Byzantine Empire

Audiobook CD - 2006
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A series of lectures on the history of the remarkable culture and state that developed out of the ancient Roman Empire, particularly its eastern portion, throughout the Middle Ages. Begins in the third century and continues over the next thousand years.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, p2006.
ISBN: 9781428132672
1428132678
9781428132689
1428132686
Characteristics: 7 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (72 p. : col ill. ; 22 cm.)
Contents: Lecture 1. The emerging empire of New Rome, 284-457
Lecture 2. Justinian and the Reconquest of the West, 457-565
Lecture 3. The city of Constantinople: a guided tour of the greatest city in the Western World
Lecture 4. The turn eastward, 565-717
Lecture 5. Survival, 717-867
Lecture 6. A golden age: the Macedonian Dynasty, 867-1025
Lecture 7. Weakness and wealth, 1025-1081
Lecture 8. The turn to the West: the Comnenan Dynasty, 1081-1180
Lecture 9. Decline, decay, and destruction, 1180-1204
Lecture 10. Struggle for Byzantium's corpse, 1204-1261
Lecture 11. The empire reborn, 1261-1328
Lecture 12. The final decline, 1328-1391
Lecture 13. The fall of Rome, 1391-1453
Lecture 14. Aftermath and legacy.
Summary: A series of lectures on the history of the remarkable culture and state that developed out of the ancient Roman Empire, particularly its eastern portion, throughout the Middle Ages. Begins in the third century and continues over the next thousand years.
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