This is the first “Tuesday Update” of the show. I answer a few your questions, congratulate those who scored well in recent quizzes and talk about the future of the podcast.
At the start of this episode, Odoacer becomes the first King of Italy and takes multiple steps to secure his new rule. But it’s all for nothing, because in less than two decades, he is attacked, tricked and killed to make way for Theodoric’s Ostrogothic Kingdom.
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Music – Alexander Nakarado
This is the first episode of our Barbarian Europe season, and today we’ll look at the causes of Rome’s fall – the internal strife, barbarian attacks, inflation, rebellions and criminals.
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Music – Kevin Macleod
In this introductory episode, I give a brief overview of what we’ll talk about in future episodes and what the aim of Medieval! is. I hope you enjoy it, and decide to stick around!
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