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Europe’s Babylon with Michael Pye

October 28, 2021
00:00 47:09
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Description: Today we are joined by special guest Michael Pye to talk about his new book Europe’s Babylon: The Rise and Fall of Antwerp’s Golden Age. Michael Pye shows us how Antwerp was the New York City of its day. It was a center for politics, finance, art, music, industry and religion for all of Europe. We will find out more about how Antwerp was like a shooting star in the history due to its rapid rise and fall in historical importance.

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Michael Pye author of Europe’s Babylon: The Rise and Fall of Antwerp’s Golden Age

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Steve Guerra is a historian and podcaster who hosts three different shows. He started with the History of the Papacy Podcast in 2013. In 2017, Steve began Beyond the Big Screen, a podcast that delves into the fascinating stories behind films through lively interviews. His newest show, Organized Crime and Punishment, takes a deep dive into the roots, evolution, and impact of organized crime across different cultures and countries.
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