Flash Point History

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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
 
 

WOTW - 10 - Part 2 - Reconquista The Next Generation - Alphonso X The Wise King


The year is now 1252. Ferdinand III, the warrior king of Castile, is dead. He leaves his son the most powerful kingdom of the Iberian Peninsula. Alphonso X comes to power, and while he has ambitious goals he has even greater challenges. While he may...


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 2019-06-08  58m
 
 

WOTW - 10 - Part 1 - Reconquista The Next Generation - Ferdinand III The Warrior King


The story of the Reconquista continues in the aftermath of the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa. Castile is united with Leon, creating the largest Kingdom since the time of the Umayyad Caliphate of Cordoba. Under her new king, Ferdinand III, a massive...


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 2019-03-31  58m
 
 

WOTW - 9 - The History of the Reconquista - The Rise of the Christian Kingdoms


We take a step back in this episode and look at the Rise of the Christian Kingdoms and the beginning of the epic struggle to retake the Iberian Peninsula from the Muslims. With the birth of Asturias, Leon, Castile, Navarre, Portugal, Catalonia, and...


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 2018-12-15  1h18m
 
 

WOTW - 8 - ALMOHADS & LAS NAVAS DE TOLOSA - HISTORY OF MOORISH SPAIN


The story of Al Andalus & Moorish Spain continues as the Almoravids are replaced by an even more fundamental Almohad. However, the Christian Kingdoms in the north are also becoming more organized in the era of religious crusades.  Check out...


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 2018-09-02  1h16m
 
 
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