Notes: Episode 16, The Fall of Constantinople (Part 2)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information.   2:31 – I’m cagey on timeline here because I couldn’t really remember the official founding date of Rome, which is a little embarrassing. The traditional date is 753 BCE for the founding of the kingdom of Rome, 509 BCE for the transition to the republic, and 27 […]

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16. The Fall of Constantinople (Part 2)

In this episode we look at a range of ramifications from the defeat of Constantinople in 1453, from the ending of a 1500 year old empire and increased tensions on the Eastern Orthodox Church to the beginnings of the age of Exploration and the heavy influence on the Renaissance. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest.

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