1 hr 26 min

The Byzantine Empire and the Sassanid Persians, were they natural rivals‪?‬ Antiquity In Question

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This episode talks about the frontier between the Byzantine Empire and the Sassanid Persians. Were they natural rivals who were forced to fight each other? Or were they simply neighbouring factions who desired the spoils of war? Welcome to the AIQ podcast, bringing the world of Ancient History to your ears. No matter if you are a leading academic, or have just found an interest in history, this podcast tries to discuss highly academic topics in a free and easy going way. 



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Suggested further reading:

- Rome and Persia at War, 502-532 by Geoffrey Greatrex (Modern scholarship)

- The wars by Procopius (Ancient source)



Co-written By Alexander Goodman and Christopher Kearney  

Cylinder Two by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Source: chriszabriskie.com/cylinders/ Artist: chriszabriskie.com/

This episode talks about the frontier between the Byzantine Empire and the Sassanid Persians. Were they natural rivals who were forced to fight each other? Or were they simply neighbouring factions who desired the spoils of war? Welcome to the AIQ podcast, bringing the world of Ancient History to your ears. No matter if you are a leading academic, or have just found an interest in history, this podcast tries to discuss highly academic topics in a free and easy going way. 



💸 Want to be kept up to date? follow us on twitter! https://twitter.com/AIQpodcast 

📲 Want updates on Facebook? Join our page! https://www.facebook.com/Antiquity-in-Question-362046647682923/?modal=admin_todo_tour

🎧 Listen to the AIQ Podcast for FREE on podcasting platforms here! https://anchor.fm/alexandergoodman

🎙Subscribe to the Antiquity in Question YouTube for a video version of the podcasts! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzSV1rKDHurxkrvILaJGBLQ 



Suggested further reading:

- Rome and Persia at War, 502-532 by Geoffrey Greatrex (Modern scholarship)

- The wars by Procopius (Ancient source)



Co-written By Alexander Goodman and Christopher Kearney  

Cylinder Two by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Source: chriszabriskie.com/cylinders/ Artist: chriszabriskie.com/

1 hr 26 min

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