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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 spending 3 or 4 episodes straight doing so makes it difficult to rejoin the narrative afterward. It’s almost like the first episode back is a bit of a throwaway as I try to recall where it was left off and who is who (which is especially tough when so many are named Constantine!).
BanKen69 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 03/20/23
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A worthy successor to Mike Duncan's podcast which precedes it. While I've listened to a few other history podcasts on the Byzantine empire, I think this one has the potential to be the "definitive" version. Robin's podcast also is lacking Mike's wit and humour but I...Read full review »
Aldrich Co via Apple Podcasts · Philippines · 02/05/13
I really enjoyed The History of Rome and I'm glad Robin has decided to pick up where Mike left off. From the first couple of episodes looks like it will be an excellent podcast!Read full review »
Nixonchina via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/12/12
Robin does a great job sharing large amounts of detail while keeping it all relevant and highly engaging. I like hearing his perspective as well. Everyone should know these people and their stories. Thanks, Robin.
pieromancer* via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/06/13
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