August 10, 2018

#23 – The Father Of The Renaissance (part two)

Now that his parents are dead, Petrarch decides to dump law and become a scholar and a poet. But you couldn’t make a living as a […]
August 5, 2018

#22 – The Father Of The Renaissance (part one)

I want to pick up our story in the year 1302 To talk about a man called Pietro di Parenzo di Garzo. Well actually I want […]
August 4, 2018

#21 – Enter The Lombards

Justin was born near modern Skopje, in the fake Macedonia. He started off life as a peasant and a swineherd. But he rose through the ranks […]
June 28, 2018

#20 – The Ostrogothic Kingdom

In 423, Honorius, the son of Theodosius who ruled the Western part of the empire, died, of natural causes. He had ruled for 30 years. He […]