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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.  Contribute...


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 2018-09-02  1h16m
 
 

War of the Worlds - Bonus - The First Crusade


We break from the history of Al Andalus and take a quick peek on the other end of the Mediterranean. A new era in warfare begins as the Crusades would start and pit Christianity versus Islam.    Contribute on Patreon:...


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 2018-07-14  42m
 
 

War of the Worlds - EP 7 - Taifas & Almoravids - History of Moorish Spain


The historical narrative continues as the Taifa states discover that a house divided can not stand. In this difficulty situation they look for help from the Almoravids who have grown in power in North Africa.   Contribute on Patreon:...


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 2018-05-31  51m
 
 

War of the Worlds - EP 6 - Cordoba & Moorish Spain - The Ornament of the World


A look into the cultural heritage of Moorish Spain. Was it truly a golden age of enlightenment and meaningful co-existence? Or was it just an over celebrated failed experiment in multiculturalism?  Contribute on Patreon:...


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 2018-04-05  51m
 
 

War of the Worlds - EP 5 - Abd Al Rahman - Camelot and Catastrophe


Contribute on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FPHx Leave some feedback: flashpointhistory@gmail.com Follow along on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FLASHPOINTHX/ Engage on Twitter: https://twitter.com/FlashpointHx YouTube Video Accompaniment:...


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 2018-02-01  1h6m
 
 

War of the Worlds - Bonus - Song of Roland


The Song of Roland is an 11th Century Epic Poem Based on a late 8th century event. While the history not exact, the poem is a window into 11th century Christian thought and a foreshadowing of the emerging Crusader movement.


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 2017-12-30  55m
 
 

War of the Worlds - EP 4 - The Tale of a Refugee and a Regent


After the fall of the Umayyad Caliphate, one of its few surviving members escapes from Syria and arrives in Spain. His name is Abd Al-Rahman I and through his resourcefulness, establishes a Dynasty that leaves its mark on world history. ...


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 2017-11-26  59m
 
 
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