066 – Venice part 03

After addressing some listener questions on Venice, we first see Venice pass through a period of division and crisis before it finds a “saviour” in Pietro II Orsoleo who bring the city triumphantly into he new millenium.

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026 – Another Otto (II)

We take just a moment to mourn Otto I and then proceed to see how his son, Otto II, got on with his attempt to hold the Holy Roman Empire together and even try to expand to all of the Italian peninsula while dealing with the usual pope complications.