Ever wondered why the Roman Empire fell? Find out in this podcast from British historian, Nick Holmes, as he tells the extraordinary story of Rome's decline and...
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The Fall of the Roman Empire Episode 68 "The Rise of the Ostrogoths"
The Western Empire has fallen. In the East, Rome stands firm despite the failure of its expedition to recover North Africa. But a new power is emerging: the Ostrogoths.
UPDATE: The Road to Justinian
Just a quick update on the next season which I’m very excited about because it will cover the reign of the emperor Justinian when his famous general, Belisarius, reconquered much of the west. We'll start on September 16th. See you then!
The Fall of the Roman Empire Episode 67 "Awaking A Sleeping Giant"
Before we begin the story of the great Age of Justinian, let's return to Attila the Hun. What was his role in paving the way for Justinian? You may be in for a surprise!
The Fall of the Roman Empire Episode 66 "Once Upon A Time In Noricum"
In this episode, we look at what life for ordinary people was like as the western empire fell. And one extraordinary document has survived to tell us a fascinating tale.
The Fall of the Roman Empire Episode 65 "Not with a Bang but a Whimper"
We are now counting down the days to the official end of the Western Roman Empire in AD 476. But there are plenty of twists and turns still to come.
Ever wondered why the Roman Empire fell? Find out in this podcast from British historian, Nick Holmes, as he tells the extraordinary story of Rome's decline and fall, and how its legacy is still central to the world we live in today. For more information on Nick's podcasts and books check out his website www.nickholmesauthor.com.