18 Burst results for "Byzantine Empire"

Witches & Saints: Kahina

Encyclopedia Womannica

03:46 min | 1 year ago

Witches & Saints: Kahina

"Expansion in north west Africa during the seventh century she's legendary for supposed- which he powers that she used to defend her homeland from invasion let's travel back to the deserts of North Africa to meet the one and only Cahuna it's unclear title meaning Prophet Seer or which most of what we know about CAHUNA comes from Arab historians who after her death and wrote about the Muslim conquest of Africa many of those historians Sake Heena as Jewish sorceress who descended from Ethiopian choose some say she was Christian and drew her power from a religious relic still others say that she practiced the Amazon faith an indigenous African religion in which followers worshiped the sun Hino's father or uncle was famous freedom fighter and leader himself some stories say that when she was young she married a man who had oppressed her people and murdered him on at our wedding night out of revenge obviously we can't know for sure but Katrina has been described as tall long hair she wore in dreadlocks as an adult Kahin became queen of a sovereign state in the aures mountains in what's now Algeria since around the year five thirty four that region of Africa has been part of the eastern Roman or Byzantine Empire it remained under the empire's domain until the seventh century that point following the founding of Islam as a religion Arab armies began a spree of conquests across the region a Hino's most famous series of conflict Makina used her supernatural abilities to fight the invaders this claim was likely made because the defeats Katrina inflicted upon this powerful Muslim army seem nearly impossible and thus must have been related to some sort of magic or sorcery she was set to see the future and to communicate with birds give her advanced warning of invaders Katrina beat those forces multiple times likely reinforcing tales of her magical abilities then the always get muddled some accounts say that after beating Hassan if an all new on back Kina burned anything that her enemies could have found useful and her territory stories in other words she used scorched earth tactics to ensure they wouldn't come back as you can imagine her allies weren't particularly pleased out that so when the Arab armies returned many flipped sides and Kahin a smaller army was defeated some accounts tell a different story justice that the Arab armies burned lands either way Tahina died she was either killed in battle took poison to avoid capture or was captured and executed Katina's true life story is a bit of a mystery that lack of clarity when it comes to her actual by graphical details has allowed cahuna serve as a heroic symbol for a variety of movements including anti-colonialism and North African nationals

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on WBSM 1420

WBSM 1420

01:39 min | 2 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on WBSM 1420

"All right eight four four or five hundred forty two forty two what daniel you're next with howie carr go ahead daniel yeah you're talking about gambling donald trump just went all in and call the world by moving our embassy to jerusalem well i mean he he ran on that dan you'll just like the last three presidents that was part of his platform only all world our right i know i know i think it's good yes i am correct me if i'm wrong palestine is not a country it was a region of israel right was it was it you know what until one hundred years ago daniel what palestine was part of the ottoman empire i was just reading a review of lawrence of arabia this weekend you know palestine has gone back in palestine was part of the byzantine empire palestine was part of various it was the crusaders controlled it for a while it's it's been controlled by all kinds of people and there weren't any quote unquote palestinians until after nineteen forty eight there were just some people living there you know some some of them were muslim some of a lot of them a lot of them were christians and there were some jews living there and the christians have mainly been driven out by the by their arab neighbors not by the and there were some druze living there to the druze haven't fared too well under the under the muslims either thanks for the call daniel eight four four.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:22 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"Is one um there's going to be ones on the black sea is mere you start to see an organization a modern urban his asian happy in turkey but only in the twentieth twentyfirst century li twentieth twentyfirst century is where it's begun beginning the become urbanised again it remains rural for the next two thousand years or at least eight thousand years i should say excuse me thousand years it's the first time asia minor changes in two thousand years and it will remain this way for thousands style remains turkish and muslim but it's becoming urbanised so what you have is a complete change in the byzantine world it how it will hold onto a little bit of asia it has that heartland in southeast europe greece serbia bulgaria but for the most part europe has been kicked out of asia and that's huge because the middle east was european egypt the tigris and euphrates syria israel turkey were european places from alexander to this moment this is the end there's really no chance ob a little bit of a recovery odd during the crusades but what what really happens is a swallow just movement of peoples the turks will just kind of absorb kick out and takeover and create a turkey where asia minor had once been so this is what we're going to end with a byzantine it's not a good place uh we'll pick up will mention of his innings aluben the crusades it doesn't go well unsurprising um and then we pick up the byzantines in history 102 with the kind of their end in 1450 three so um.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:22 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"Is one um there's going to be ones on the black sea is mere you start to see an organization a modern urban his asian happy in turkey but only in the twentieth twentyfirst century li twentieth twentyfirst century is where it's begun beginning the become urbanised again it remains rural for the next two thousand years or at least eight thousand years i should say excuse me thousand years it's the first time asia minor changes in two thousand years and it will remain this way for thousands style remains turkish and muslim but it's becoming urbanised so what you have is a complete change in the byzantine world it how it will hold onto a little bit of asia it has that heartland in southeast europe greece serbia bulgaria but for the most part europe has been kicked out of asia and that's huge because the middle east was european egypt the tigris and euphrates syria israel turkey were european places from alexander to this moment this is the end there's really no chance ob a little bit of a recovery odd during the crusades but what what really happens is a swallow just movement of peoples the turks will just kind of absorb kick out and takeover and create a turkey where asia minor had once been so this is what we're going to end with a byzantine it's not a good place uh we'll pick up will mention of his innings aluben the crusades it doesn't go well unsurprising um and then we pick up the byzantines in history 102 with the kind of their end in 1450 three so um.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:18 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"So guess what they do they catch up to those two betrayers and you can imagine what nomadic barbarians though medical horseman who are professional warriors think about leaders who betray their king who betrayed their chief these are not guys they're gonna make deals with and so what are they do obliterate does to pieces and so it's one hundred percent loss it's a total disaster and is the loss of asia minor to the turks the turks move in hey it home come on in so turk start leaving the middle east and moving into what becomes turkey the greeks who lived in asia minor leave why because the neighborhood sucks now it's like a giant biker gang moved in and beat up the cops well you better get out while the getting is good so they leave an as they leave the turks movin and so what happens is asia minor goes from being greek christian and urban greek christian and urban to bean turkish muslim because there's no reason to convert now we won muslim and rural because they're horse people they don't need all those cities and so it goes from being greek which has been for two thousand years since alexander since homer in a lot of ways greek christian remember many of these cities aziz sink paul walk through christian and urban and it becomes turkish muslim and rural and this is the major change asia minor changes into turkey and this is the major change for the first time in two thousand years and it's only beginning to change now in the twentieth twentyfirst century with the republic of turkey whereas asia minor starting to build cities again i'll grow.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:18 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"So guess what they do they catch up to those two betrayers and you can imagine what nomadic barbarians though medical horseman who are professional warriors think about leaders who betray their king who betrayed their chief these are not guys they're gonna make deals with and so what are they do obliterate does to pieces and so it's one hundred percent loss it's a total disaster and is the loss of asia minor to the turks the turks move in hey it home come on in so turk start leaving the middle east and moving into what becomes turkey the greeks who lived in asia minor leave why because the neighborhood sucks now it's like a giant biker gang moved in and beat up the cops well you better get out while the getting is good so they leave an as they leave the turks movin and so what happens is asia minor goes from being greek christian and urban greek christian and urban to bean turkish muslim because there's no reason to convert now we won muslim and rural because they're horse people they don't need all those cities and so it goes from being greek which has been for two thousand years since alexander since homer in a lot of ways greek christian remember many of these cities aziz sink paul walk through christian and urban and it becomes turkish muslim and rural and this is the major change asia minor changes into turkey and this is the major change for the first time in two thousand years and it's only beginning to change now in the twentieth twentyfirst century with the republic of turkey whereas asia minor starting to build cities again i'll grow.

turks alexander asia two thousand years one hundred percent
"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

01:49 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"They see this and they go home everybody this is home we get our the desert we can live here now so they start crossing over the into into armenia they go into the mountains of the caucasus their crossing over so this is the problem of the borders and the byzantine empire emperor says okay this isn't terrible does okay we could we could deal with us now for the last hundred years or so we're about nine fifty 1050 or so the byzantine empire empire has been in trouble it's had one bad emperor after another has lots of instability has had a couple of civil wars it's kind of iraq the current emperor is not a terrible emperor based on a great one either had had there been a justinian heather there been a haracic leia's had there been a basil the bogor slayer the guy who crushed the slavs um he they probably could have just put their hands on their hips laughed and these turks would run away does not that many of them asia minor is full of cities it's full of of of of defenses it's got there they have their own horse cavalry armored hov cavalry cold cata frac die these heavily armored men uh there are allied to the armenians who are more cavalry we could prompt we could crush them we should be able to crush a bunch of horse nomads from central asia should be landless we've handled worse but here's the thing.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

01:49 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"They see this and they go home everybody this is home we get our the desert we can live here now so they start crossing over the into into armenia they go into the mountains of the caucasus their crossing over so this is the problem of the borders and the byzantine empire emperor says okay this isn't terrible does okay we could we could deal with us now for the last hundred years or so we're about nine fifty 1050 or so the byzantine empire empire has been in trouble it's had one bad emperor after another has lots of instability has had a couple of civil wars it's kind of iraq the current emperor is not a terrible emperor based on a great one either had had there been a justinian heather there been a haracic leia's had there been a basil the bogor slayer the guy who crushed the slavs um he they probably could have just put their hands on their hips laughed and these turks would run away does not that many of them asia minor is full of cities it's full of of of of defenses it's got there they have their own horse cavalry armored hov cavalry cold cata frac die these heavily armored men uh there are allied to the armenians who are more cavalry we could prompt we could crush them we should be able to crush a bunch of horse nomads from central asia should be landless we've handled worse but here's the thing.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:06 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"On the caspian sea into uh first persia iran and then into um asia minor their broaden as mercenaries by the khalif the they conquer they beat you know the they worked for the khalifa than they tell the cali foot to do because they're just like um the robots and terminator or the machines in the matrix they realize that the people who are working for our idiots and that they can run the show better themselves um and so they kinda take over but what they're really looking for his homeland and that's important they're looking for a place it looks like central asia they're they're horse people they're tough horse people and they're kind of muslim they're not real muslim yet because there no matter of course people the not ended a whole ceremonies and the they they yeah they're muslim because you had to be muslim to the get paid by the khalif all right but it's really someone else's idea but the are muzzle muslim muslim and i very muzzle yet but they're looking for a homeland and they're told basically that the middle east you can see its desert disease river val it it it doesn't look like home at all what they're used to is the high plateau grasslands of central asia and so what they're looking for a high plateau grassland turns out that's asia minor you cross over the tarsus mountains and basically you get wyoming you get the high flat grasslands that go all the way to the mountains of the c that prop up pop up out of the sea.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:06 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"On the caspian sea into uh first persia iran and then into um asia minor their broaden as mercenaries by the khalif the they conquer they beat you know the they worked for the khalifa than they tell the cali foot to do because they're just like um the robots and terminator or the machines in the matrix they realize that the people who are working for our idiots and that they can run the show better themselves um and so they kinda take over but what they're really looking for his homeland and that's important they're looking for a place it looks like central asia they're they're horse people they're tough horse people and they're kind of muslim they're not real muslim yet because there no matter of course people the not ended a whole ceremonies and the they they yeah they're muslim because you had to be muslim to the get paid by the khalif all right but it's really someone else's idea but the are muzzle muslim muslim and i very muzzle yet but they're looking for a homeland and they're told basically that the middle east you can see its desert disease river val it it it doesn't look like home at all what they're used to is the high plateau grasslands of central asia and so what they're looking for a high plateau grassland turns out that's asia minor you cross over the tarsus mountains and basically you get wyoming you get the high flat grasslands that go all the way to the mountains of the c that prop up pop up out of the sea.

caspian sea iran asia tarsus mountains middle east wyoming
"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:10 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"But what does this mean for unity in europe rolled a new roman empire it's gone it will never happen eastern europe slavic europe byzantine europe becomes orthodox becomes eastern europe western europe dramatic europe latte in europe will become catholic europe will use a latinscript eastern europe we use the surreal extract a greek base script they are two different peoples who used to be united and earn will no longer ever be united again europe we'll be split into two and has never been united again that brings us to the balamand skirt the visiting actually make a comeback for awhile the beat up on the slavs they convert the slavs to two orthodox christianity um the stabilize control of asia minor uh there's some thoughts about invading into the middle east recapturing damascus may beer in jerusalem that all ends with the battle of man's kurt in seventy one the turks the turkish um people speaking people are nomadic horse people remember we keep talking about on no man show up and wreck civilization here we go so um the major group here is what's called a cell juckes the spelling on our map is s e l j u q s the cedric turks i wanna say many times that cue is actually a k but um this is the map amusing because it shows the map i have on the video shows on the movement of the singer turks from central asia.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:10 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"But what does this mean for unity in europe rolled a new roman empire it's gone it will never happen eastern europe slavic europe byzantine europe becomes orthodox becomes eastern europe western europe dramatic europe latte in europe will become catholic europe will use a latinscript eastern europe we use the surreal extract a greek base script they are two different peoples who used to be united and earn will no longer ever be united again europe we'll be split into two and has never been united again that brings us to the balamand skirt the visiting actually make a comeback for awhile the beat up on the slavs they convert the slavs to two orthodox christianity um the stabilize control of asia minor uh there's some thoughts about invading into the middle east recapturing damascus may beer in jerusalem that all ends with the battle of man's kurt in seventy one the turks the turkish um people speaking people are nomadic horse people remember we keep talking about on no man show up and wreck civilization here we go so um the major group here is what's called a cell juckes the spelling on our map is s e l j u q s the cedric turks i wanna say many times that cue is actually a k but um this is the map amusing because it shows the map i have on the video shows on the movement of the singer turks from central asia.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:00 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"But meanwhile the same time there is an increased push by dramatic peoples the lumbar it's the slobs coming in in pushing on the danube the byzantine world is under stress and wasn't really in a position to respond i wanna reasons is on a position to respond not only was it exhausted by the wars were persia was there was a giant plague that came through at the end of justinian rain probably killed about twenty five percent of the world as it came from asia into europe the death toll is a probably about 25 percent it is a great plagued the problem with that is it's essentially happening in the dark ages in western europe so no one rooted down and a lot of what was renowned as lost and so the memory of this plague in of the 500's into six hundreds it does it is just not historical it's as much legendary as anything else the history that we have is fragmentary though we know the plague happened we know the play killed a lot of people but the black plague of the middle ages going to be far more remembered but this one is equally as devastating if not more because it kind of gave the end it crushed the urban civilizations in persia in the byzantine empire and gave gay allowed nomadic peoples germans slavs arabs for seminomadic peoples to fill in those gaps and the world has changed world is different today because of that plague in ways that really are massive.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:00 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"But meanwhile the same time there is an increased push by dramatic peoples the lumbar it's the slobs coming in in pushing on the danube the byzantine world is under stress and wasn't really in a position to respond i wanna reasons is on a position to respond not only was it exhausted by the wars were persia was there was a giant plague that came through at the end of justinian rain probably killed about twenty five percent of the world as it came from asia into europe the death toll is a probably about 25 percent it is a great plagued the problem with that is it's essentially happening in the dark ages in western europe so no one rooted down and a lot of what was renowned as lost and so the memory of this plague in of the 500's into six hundreds it does it is just not historical it's as much legendary as anything else the history that we have is fragmentary though we know the plague happened we know the play killed a lot of people but the black plague of the middle ages going to be far more remembered but this one is equally as devastating if not more because it kind of gave the end it crushed the urban civilizations in persia in the byzantine empire and gave gay allowed nomadic peoples germans slavs arabs for seminomadic peoples to fill in those gaps and the world has changed world is different today because of that plague in ways that really are massive.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:29 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"And especially the emperor's after the sixth 30s with the conquest of uh north africa in the near east by by the muslims by arabs to stinian and to a lesser extent correctly us whose comes a couple of guys later or the last rule over something that looks like the roman empire that acts like the roman empire that thinks like the roman empire after them after herat's glorious really her acquiesces kind of the kota defeats persian a war that went on for hundreds of years but lost to the arabs and correctly as as the last guy to rue rule over something that looks like the roman empire so just stinian has the goal of remaking the roman empire and so justinian will wage war as roman emperors do he will invade italy sisley north africa spain conquer them all now it covers the eastern part of spain the parked connected to the mediterranean connected to the water but for the first time in two hundred years three hundred years we have a roman empire stretching from the atlantic to the euphrates so italy including rome sicily north africa including carthage or now roman again the big three cities are again roman and that's huge now justitying can't co rome was built in a day row route just thinking calcavecchia tire roman empire in in even his lifetime but it's a good start so if you look at the map it it's the stabilization of greece in the balkans the conquest of sisley in italy conquest of north africa end centered on carthage and then southern southeastern spain.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:29 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"And especially the emperor's after the sixth 30s with the conquest of uh north africa in the near east by by the muslims by arabs to stinian and to a lesser extent correctly us whose comes a couple of guys later or the last rule over something that looks like the roman empire that acts like the roman empire that thinks like the roman empire after them after herat's glorious really her acquiesces kind of the kota defeats persian a war that went on for hundreds of years but lost to the arabs and correctly as as the last guy to rue rule over something that looks like the roman empire so just stinian has the goal of remaking the roman empire and so justinian will wage war as roman emperors do he will invade italy sisley north africa spain conquer them all now it covers the eastern part of spain the parked connected to the mediterranean connected to the water but for the first time in two hundred years three hundred years we have a roman empire stretching from the atlantic to the euphrates so italy including rome sicily north africa including carthage or now roman again the big three cities are again roman and that's huge now justitying can't co rome was built in a day row route just thinking calcavecchia tire roman empire in in even his lifetime but it's a good start so if you look at the map it it's the stabilization of greece in the balkans the conquest of sisley in italy conquest of north africa end centered on carthage and then southern southeastern spain.

herat rome sicily carthage greece spain north africa justinian africa the big three three hundred years two hundred years
"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:24 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"Hello and welcome back my name is dr christopher genera this is the great big history podcast in today's episode we do uh the early byzantine empire also known as the eastern roman empire which stretches from which was the eastern half of the roman empire in south eastern europe the balkans as are known today asia minor syria lebanon palestine israel and egypt and parts of libya uh this was the eastern part of the roman empire the greekspeaking part of the roman empire and so we look at the invasions the the hyun's come out of our eastern asia come across the great step hit europe and push the goths in the germans flooding into the roman empire now if you had the video you can take a look at the map and you see this mapped as all of these squiggly lines in western europe going through france going through spain going through italy even going into southeastern europe and the balkans but there are no squiggly lines there are no invasions east of that asia minor syria the levant egypt that eastern mediterranean hawk they're just aren't any and the reason why was because the romans had built constantinople and that served as a plug keeping all of these barbarians from invading the east which was the wealthy apart it was the more urbanised part is the better part delivered and so the western roman empire collapses but easter roll roman empire will survive and so why because of constantinople there was a big defensive huge trade capital.

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"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

Great Big History Podcast

02:24 min | 3 years ago

"byzantine empire" Discussed on Great Big History Podcast

"Hello and welcome back my name is dr christopher genera this is the great big history podcast in today's episode we do uh the early byzantine empire also known as the eastern roman empire which stretches from which was the eastern half of the roman empire in south eastern europe the balkans as are known today asia minor syria lebanon palestine israel and egypt and parts of libya uh this was the eastern part of the roman empire the greekspeaking part of the roman empire and so we look at the invasions the the hyun's come out of our eastern asia come across the great step hit europe and push the goths in the germans flooding into the roman empire now if you had the video you can take a look at the map and you see this mapped as all of these squiggly lines in western europe going through france going through spain going through italy even going into southeastern europe and the balkans but there are no squiggly lines there are no invasions east of that asia minor syria the levant egypt that eastern mediterranean hawk they're just aren't any and the reason why was because the romans had built constantinople and that served as a plug keeping all of these barbarians from invading the east which was the wealthy apart it was the more urbanised part is the better part delivered and so the western roman empire collapses but easter roll roman empire will survive and so why because of constantinople there was a big defensive huge trade capital.

israel egypt libya europe france spain syria constantinople asia italy