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The Fall and Rise of Rome

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Episode 85

The Fall and Rise of Rome

Description: Today we have a special episode called the Fall and Rise of Rome. I prepared and recorded this episode for Robin Pierson and it originally was published on his History of Byzantium podcast feed. Someone had a question for him about what was happening in Rome and western Europe during the early Byzantine period. I looked at how the decline of the political Roman Empire in the west corresponded with the rise of Christianity and the Papacy in the west. I also discuss the demographics and state of the actual city of Rome during this period. I think you will really enjoy. This episode is a nice review and launch to the next phase of the early medieval period we are getting into.
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August 18, 2019
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Steve Guerra is the host of the History of the Papacy Podcast, which began in 2013. In 2017, Steve began Beyond the Big Screen, a podcast which delves into the fascinating stories behind films through lively interviews.
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