• Director: Ron Johnston
  • Release Year: 1997
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English

Byzantium: The Lost Empire

Description

The Byzantines were the last vestige of the Roman Empire and the first Christian Empire that, for 1,000 years, ruled an ever-shrinking empire that nevertheless created great art, literature, and the Hagia Sophia.

Themes

Byzantium, Byzantine Empire (395 – 1453), Balkan peninsula, Western Civilization, Ottoman Empire (1299 – 1922), Istanbul, Constantinople, Roman Empire (27 BCE – 476 CE), The First Crusade (1096 – 1099), Holy Roman Empire (962 – 1806), Christianity, Crusades, Islam, Religion