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Rebuilding The Renaissance

Mar 27, 2019

This episode will trace the historical evolution of Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire through Charlemagne and the creation of the Holy Roman Empire and finally to the rise of medieval city-states in Italy with particular emphasis given to the role of Florence. 

Mar 20, 2019

This podcast will examine the ancient Roman origins of the city of Florence and trace its urban development from its foundation in 59 B.C. to the modern city that we see today. 

Mar 13, 2019

This podcast will examine the transformation of a provincial Italian town named Ravenna into an Imperial capital and how the Byzantine Emperor Justinian sought to recapture the western half of his empire. 

Mar 6, 2019

This episode will address the rise of Christianity in the Roman world and the critical role that Emperor Constantine played in its success and changing the world forever.