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Byzantium with Anthony Kaldellis

This week, Danièle speaks with the host of the Byzantium and Friends podcast, Dr. Anthony Kaldellis, about Byzantium, its place in history and in academic departments, and why it’s an area of study that is definitely worth our time.

Anthony Kaldellis is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Classics at The Ohio State University. His latest book is Byzantium Unbound, and he has also authored of Romanland: Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantium and Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood: The Rise and Fall of Byzantium, 955 A.D. to the First Crusade. You can follow him on his personal website.


Anthony is also the host of the Byzantium and Friends podcast, where he interviews other scholars in the field.

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Top Image: Detail of the Emperor Justinian on a mosaic in the Basilica of San Vitale. Ravena, Italy