Flash Point History

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Queen Isabella - The Reconquista - Part 2


The Reconquista continues into the life of Queen Isabella of Castile!  Isabella's life as a young adult is filled with danger. There are many that would be happy to see her married off, placed in exile, or simply killed. However, she proves her...


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 2022-08-06  32m
 
 

Queen Isabella - The Reconquista - Part 1


The Reconquista continues into the life of Queen Isabella of Castile!  We begin with her early life. Isabella was born into a kingdom that was a far cry from its glory days. Improvished and on the brink of civil war, Castile had descended into a...


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 2022-06-17  33m
 
 

WOTW - BONUS EP 3 - PART 5 - The Fourth Crusade


We continue the story of The Eastern Roman empire into the time of the Fourth Crusade. What began with the greatest of intentions became one of the more destested chapters in history. Contribute on Patreon: Leave some feedback: Follow along on...


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 2022-03-23  1h28m
 
 

WOTW - BONUS EP 3 - PART 4 - The Third Crusade: Richard the Lionheart Vs. Saladin


Richard the Lionheart and Saladin were military masterminds. The Third crusade pit each man against the other. The prize was the city of Jerusalem.  Contribute on Patreon: Leave some feedback: Follow along on Facebook: Engage on Twitter: ...


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 2021-10-10  1h18m
 
 

WOTW - BONUS EP 3 - PART 3 - Komnenian Restoration and the Rise of Saladin


The First Crusade was a spectacular success for the Christian armies. During this time the Byzantine Empire entered a golden age known as the Komnenian Restoration. However, with the fall of Edessa in 1144, the Islamic world begins to coalesce. Zengi...


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 2021-07-02  58m
 
 

WOTW - BONUS EP 3 - PART 2 - The Conquest and Fall of Constantinople


The story of Byzantium continues through the high point of the reign of Basil II and then into the nightmare that followed the battle of Manzikert only to enter the time of the crusades.  Contribute on Patreon: Leave some feedback: Follow along...


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 2021-05-12  1h7m
 
 

WOTW - BONUS EP 3 - PART 1 - The Conquest and Fall of Constantinople


We take a break from the Reconquista to describe a cataclysmic event that occurred on the other end of the Mediterranean. A titanic struggle between Islam and Christianity was occurring for control of the greatest city in Christendom - Constantinople....


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 2021-01-25  1h26m
 
 

WOTW - 11 - Part 3 - Reconquista The Last Kingdom of Islam - The Golden Age


The story of the Reconquista continues into the time of Muhammad V who ruled over Nasrid Granada during her Golden Age. However, just to the north, Muhammad's friend and ally, Peter I of Castile, would be engaged in a series of wars that would affect...


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 2020-07-24  58m
 
 

History of the Black Death


The Black Death was the greatest pandemic in history. While it was estimated that 30-40% of Europe perished, world wide the death toll came to over 200 million. The story of the Plague is the story of a perfect storm where just the right developments...


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 2020-05-04  1h4m
 
 

WOTW - 11 - Part 1 - Reconquista The Last Kingdom of Islam - Moors of Granada


In the early 13th Century, the Reconquista has advanced as never before. Under the warrior King of Castile, Ferdinand III, Al Andalus has been diminished to a fragment of her former glory. But her legacy is not over yet. A new kingdom arises in...


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 2019-11-18  57m