Easy listening, a measured take, seems well researched!
Nael Simmerhorn via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/26/23
A fantastic follow up podcast to The History of Rome podcast. I never particularly cared for eastern Roman history before, but now I can’t get enough. I look forward to listening to a few episodes of this podcast every day.
Martin Jameson via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/02/23
Great historical podcast, makes you think about things!
juju-in-lisboa via Apple Podcasts · Portugal · 04/30/23
Started as a really great podcast with excellent work by Robyn. Was a real eye opener for me, but now I’m really listening from inertia. The narrative is neglected in favor of endless questions episodes (most of them are what if questions, to which the answer is “nobody knows”) and other side...Read full review »
outhereinthemidlleeast via Apple Podcasts · Israel · 04/22/23
I finished The history of Rome and was not aware of this pod. It’s fantastic and I completely recommend this to anyone who likes both knowledge and entertainment. Thanks AB
Ditchweed721 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/12/23
Since I started from episode 1 And now to 36 the lecture has been fascinating. I listen to it going to and from work and when I’m walking the dog. And I have 200 more episodes to go. All I can say is very interesting. Best Wishes
TomSofos1950 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/05/23
The History of Byzantium is a very professional and informative podcast that tells the story of the Eastern Roman Empire from 476 to 1453. Robin Pierson is an excellent narrator and podcaster, with a smooth British accent. He conveys the sometimes confusing information in an easy to grasp way....Read full review »
Aanen05 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/31/23
After binging mike Duncan’s the history of Rome, I’m so glad I was able to continue the binge with this podcast to see the Roman Empire from beginning to end. Looking forward to everything to come and interested to see how you will proceed after 1453
peg leg Plato via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/26/23
I started listening to history podcasts almost a year ago and amongst all the podcasts I listened to, The History of Bizantyum is on the podium (together with The History of the World Podcast and The History of Rome). However Robin’s podcast gets the first prize as a great surprise: I knew almost...Read full review »
Rafa deviaje via Apple Podcasts · France · 03/23/23
It takes about 10 episodes to find its feet, but is worth sticking with. It’s consistently interesting and enjoyable. My one gripe is the amount of time spent away from the narrative at the end of every century. I appreciate questions being answered and additional information being provided, but...Read full review »
BanKen69 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 03/20/23
After listening to all of Mike Duncan’s Revolutions and History of Rome, I’m loving The History of Byzantium! As a social studies teacher to 14-15 year olds in Oklahoma, I usually find within this podcast some larger, overarching insights I can teach my students. So often, I’m trying to convince...Read full review »
MrsGeA via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/19/23
Love listening while taking my morning walks
-3Med-3Med- via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/16/23
When Robin started he sounded like a Mike Duncan fanboy. You can’t blame him. As the years past Robin came into his own, and at this point I believe he’s surpassed the august Mike.
DHoldenGreen via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/15/23
This podcast it’s a time travel to one of the most underrated and forgotten by western history empire. The amount of information and detail that feels like you are part of the citizens of Constantinople. And always remember to love Belisarius
Jpcosta1404 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/09/23
Great content and excelent storyteller
Hum steel via Apple Podcasts · Brazil · 03/07/23
This podcast is next level. Thank you. - From an Orthodox Roman Catholic.
Confirmandi Paul via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/06/23
Was a nice podcast while the host was focused on it, but it’s slowed to the point that we won’t make the end until about 2033 at this rate. Great binge, but don’t expect much progress.
d.joh.1.1234 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/01/23
Almost mimicking its name sake it, in the fact that it emulates the past, but it also changes some stuff for better and worse, in some points it moves beyond the highest points of the predecessor. But in other ways it goes it moves below the lowest points of the predecessor. The ads in specific...Read full review »
funtimesbff via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/23/23
I’ve always been fascinated by this period of history … thank you for an excellent podcast
Topperking99 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/12/23
Superb podcast with endless plot twists and drama. I eagerly await each new episode and encourage any history fans to give it a try.
TomW12345 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/26/23
Such a good telling of a fascinating story and history.
montaigner via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/19/23
Quality is slipping while push for revenue is getting more aggressive. Not a good combo.
pedrobmalo via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/11/23
Quality podcast about the Eastern Roman Empire after the Western Empire’s collapse in 476. Robin has put together an absolute masterpiece, and I’m grateful to him for helping me see the importance of this history and sparking my interest in learning more. Thank you Robin!
Imperialism2themax via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/10/23
Top tier history podcast. Thanks for the awesome content Robyn
Cole Keehner via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/03/23
It honestly took me far too long to get into this show. I have been a long time listener of Mike Duncan and for some reason never gave the History of Byzantium a shot until about a year ago. It is well worth the listen. Robin Pierson has stayed true to Mike Duncan’s THoR style, but added some...Read full review »
banananacanananana via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/03/23
This follows perfectly from a history of Rome podcast. Great job
Jack the Frost giant via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/22/22
In this natural continuation of Mike Duncan’s legendary podcast series «the History of Rome» Robin Pierson tells the rest of the story: The roman emipre did NOT vanish when the western realm was lost to its germanic conquerors. It continued to florish, transform and influence world history for...Read full review »
Hardraade via Apple Podcasts · Norway · 12/14/22
I love this podcast. It is informative deep and interesting. Since signing with acast however the volume level on the ads has been ridiculous. The last one I listened to May have given me ear damage because of a stupid Amazon ad that came blasting in. I’m afraid I can’t listen to it anymore until...Read full review »
Brendan's Dad via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/11/22
The only thing I hate about this show is the inevitable decline of the empire
lfcjig via Apple Podcasts · Iceland · 12/10/22
Please no, Robin. Be better than that. Don’t scam your listeners.
lrhhrl via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/06/22
Worthy successor to Mike Duncan’s “History of Rome”
Ryan123456789009 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/04/22
A great continuation to the History of Rome
DJR D13 via Apple Podcasts · Ireland · 12/03/22
Such an informative and exciting podcast on this oh so important, but often overlooked, subject! This has been my favorite podcast all time together with Hardcore History.
Niklas Rolandsson via Apple Podcasts · Sweden · 11/24/22
If you want a direct sequel to the History of Rome, you can’t do better than this. This podcasts makes a relatively underappreciated period of history very accessible to anyone interested.
Ai841 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/16/22
Robin has done a wonderful job in crafting a narrative in a time of history I was previously ignorant of. Following Mike Duncan’s History Of Rome, The History of Byzantium smoothly transitions into its own narrative. I highly recommend this podcast for its fascinating subject.
1453- Gone Too Soon via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/14/22
So glad I found this podcast. Perfect sequel to The History of Rome. Highly recommended!
Buddha_3000 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/10/22
I started this podcast a few weeks ago after finishing history of room. It’s definitely been good content, but the sponsored ads have been BY ARAMCO! I get you have to make an income but allowing your platform to spout big oil propaganda - saudi gov owned at that - is hilariously unethical....Read full review »
n. botero via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/07/22
I was really looking forward to a podcast on this subject but had to bail out within the first 9 minutes of the first episode. The emperor Theodosius I made Christianity the official state religion of the Roman Empire- not Constantine. This large of an error so early on doesn’t give me the...Read full review »
marketing66 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/04/22
Best podcast out there. Been following since 2021 and finally up to episode 200! Can’t wait to catch up and be able to send in questions at the end of the century episodes!
RomanRanger via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/31/22
This podcast has perfectly followed on from the history of Rome and I can’t wait to see more.
OnlineWatercooler via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/30/22
There was a question in comments on History of Byzantium website about the sources of financing. The question got deleted immediately without being answered. The author is biased and might potentially be paid to present facts in a specific light for a specific purpose.
Hugodlonov via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/11/22
I’m 200 episodes in and this is a top notch history podcast. The level of research that goes into each episode is excellent. Well worth a listen!
frog 128 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/01/22
Love it! Im learning so much about the period between the fall of the western part of the Roman Empire and medieval times in Europe. Cannot recommend enough for history buffs !
Malu Young via Apple Podcasts · Denmark · 09/20/22
If you're interested in the byzantines, or even just medieval history in general, you owe it to yourself to listen to this. Robin delivers the historical narrative but also digs deeper to ask and try and answer "why" things happened rather than just "what" happened. 5 stars.Read full review »
John 209764 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/07/22
Awesome podcast so far, my only major problem is the podcaster puts Belisarius into a very bad light, when in fact he was one of the great lieutenants of his age. Otherwise, great job and looking forward to hearing more!!!
Sirach_715 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/05/22
“Hello everyone and welcome to the Byzantium podcast!” The words which I am waking up and fall a sleep for the past several months. A great podcast where Robin brings to the audience deeper knowledge and understanding of the Eastern Roman Empire. Thank you very much mr Pierson for your great...Read full review »
thegidfather via Apple Podcasts · Bulgaria · 09/02/22
This show has rekindled my love of history as an adult. I wasn’t sure how to engage with the topic after college, but this show has brought so much enrichment to my life. I would recommend this podcast to anyone who likes great story telling and wants to learn.
Bardas Phocas via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/30/22
After I had finished both of Mike Duncan’s podcasts I found myself missing his concise and enjoyable breakdowns of history. When I stumbled onto this podcast, I was ecstatic to see somebody who was also a fan, writing in the same style (with their own flair). Would definitely recommend!
Redfoxinabox2 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 08/20/22
I’ve been listening to this podcast for a number of years now and it remains, without any contest, the best podcast around that focuses on a single state. This is the standard to which I hold all other history podcasts.
SteveH21 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/18/22
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