047 – Bye bye Byzantines – The end of Byzantine Italy part 1

We take a look back at the Byzantine presence in Italy, from the Gothic War in 535 up to the start of the seventh century.

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006 – Here come the Lombards

In this episode we have  a quick look at the brief period of Byzantine rule before the arrival of the Lombards in 568 and then we look at their invasion of Italy and hear a bit of juicy royal gossip.