134 – Piedmont and the rise of the house of Savoy
We catch the region of Piedmont up to the 13th century and then start to take a look at the rise of the house of Savoy, beginning with its founder Umberto Biancamano, he of the white hand (for some reason).
The Great Q & A session
To celebrate reaching episode 125, we have a special episode with questions from our wonderful listeners We get to talk about Latin, Lombards, Normans, noble houses, strange surnames, the mafia, fascism and much, much more.
048 – Bye bye Byzantines -The end of Byzantine Italy part 2
In the second part of this miniseries we go from the time of king Rotari of the Lombards at the end of the seventh century to the fall of Bai and the end of the Byzantine presence in Italy.
019 – Feudal fun with the Franks
843- 887 We finish off the last of th Carolingians in Italy and take a look at the feudal system they brought with them into the county.
Recap 01 Episodes 001 – 013 from the fall of the Western Roman Empire to the fall of the Lombards
A recap of the first thirteen episodes that acts as a refresher before we move on to the Carolingian reign in Italy and the growing power of the papcy and the Holy Roman Empire