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Agora the movie

Although criticised by some for historical inaccuracy and taking liberties with social structures, and by others for “promoting hatred of Christians and reinforcing false clichés about the Catholic Church.”, we should perhaps celebrate the fact that movies can be made … Continue reading

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Alexandria: The Greatest City by Bettany Hughes

Ok this is not about Byzantium as such, but Alexandria did feature as a city of importance in the Empire, and this programme is hosted by our favourite historian pin-up girl, and friend of Byzantium, Bettany Hughes! Three cities dominated … Continue reading

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