The story of how the Byzantine Empire borrowed from pagan mythology to develop the iconography for new the religion, Christianity, of the new republic, Byzantium. (50 min)
The ancient, legendary empire of Byzantium outlasted the demise of Rome by a thousand years. A new order rose to become the last classical civilization of world history, sheltering the vestiges of Western learning during the Dark Ages. (54 min)
Engineering an Empire – The Byzantine Greeks was originally aired on the History Channel. As much of the world descended into the Dark Ages after the fall of Rome, one civilization shone brilliantly: the...