Season 1

Episode 1.21 - Before the Rus Part II - Bulgars, Chuvash, Pechenegs, Magyars
August 28, 2022x
21
00:35:5133.19 MB

Episode 1.21 - Before the Rus Part II - Bulgars, Chuvash, Pechenegs, Magyars

Continuing our survey before the Rus with a look at the eastern part of the region. The Bulgars reach the central Volga, Magyars move south, Khazar power preventing new incursions from the steppe starts to crumble. Read the episode blog post: https://therussianempirehistorypodcast.com/blog/episod...

Episode 1.20 - Before the Rus Part I
August 08, 2022x
20
00:37:5035.02 MB

Episode 1.20 - Before the Rus Part I

This episode begins a look across the region as it transitions from antiquity to the early medieval period.  Read the episode blog post: https://therusianempirehistorypodcast.com/blog/episode-20-before-the-rus-part-i Support the podcast on Patreon or Anchor, or subscribe through Apple Podc...

Episode 1.19 - From Friends to Enemies
July 06, 2022x
19
00:45:0341.69 MB

Episode 1.19 - From Friends to Enemies

The Khazars began as Byzantium’s closest allies, sealed with the marriage of the khagan’s daughter to the emperor’s son. But one decision by the Khazars turned them into enemies. Read the episode blog post: https://therussianempirehistorypodcast.com/blog/episode-119-from-friends-to-enemies

Episode 1.18 - Time to Settle Down, the Domestic Economy of Khazaria
June 10, 2022x
18
00:43:4540.5 MB

Episode 1.18 - Time to Settle Down, the Domestic Economy of Khazaria

The Khazar Khaganate was the first steppe empire in the west that had an economy capable of self-sufficiency. In this episode, we look at the development of agriculture by Slavs and steppe settlers in the black earth region of the forest-steppe belt, and other regional economies of Khazaria. Read...

Episode 1.17 - The Rise of the Khazars and the Arab-Khazar Wars
May 27, 2022x
17
00:38:0535.25 MB

Episode 1.17 - The Rise of the Khazars and the Arab-Khazar Wars

With the collapse of the Western Turk Empire, a new Khaganate appears. Soon they will face the might of the expanding Caliphate. Read the episode blog post here: https://therussianempirehistorypodcast.com/blog/ episode-117-the-rise-of-the-khazars-and-the-arab-khazar-wars