The Fall of the Byzantine Empire - History Summarized

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4 oy oldin

At long last, the concluding chapter of Roman history! Let's tie the bow on Byzantine Constantinople as the empire comes to an end, slightly earlier than we might think, but far later than anybody ever could have expected.
SOURCES & Further Reading: "Byzantium: The Decline and Fall" & "A Short History of Byzantium" by John Julius Norwich, "Osman's Dream" by Finkel,
This video was edited by Sophia Ricciardi AKA "Indigo".
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Michael Smyth
Michael Smyth 7 soat oldin
Wow, do I need that laugh emoji for a like. The Byzantines(Romans), just like their brethren to the West, deserved every rotten event that took place. Cows coming home, chickens roosting etc.
Blue Sheep
Blue Sheep 2 kun oldin
Why are crusaders literally space marines, like im near convinced that the survival guide on how not to get your planet exterminautused is the damn same book as the Crusade Survival Guide, like in the emperor's name, regions nut cases when armed are terrfying
Imperial Histati
Imperial Histati 6 kun oldin
It’s either Byzantine Empire was destined by prophecy to fall (like it’s western brother) or the Byzantines were just stupid...
Willian Pederiva
Willian Pederiva 7 kun oldin
Chapter 4, how byzantines turn out into the modern romenia
Μαυρουδη Βοριδης
Μαυρουδη Βοριδης 11 kun oldin
These three videos had all of the history that we did in a year in 45:00 minutes
M.O Sauce
M.O Sauce 12 kun oldin
Oh I get it, we are the garbage circumstances!
Hayden Hooge
Hayden Hooge 12 kun oldin
I came here just to say: I can’t watch this, it’s too soon.
Mawile #303
Mawile #303 14 kun oldin
9:07 the OG, the Romans did everything
Alkis05 16 kun oldin
And just as the you finish your crusader kings campaign with the ottoman invasions, Hungarian king hires some Cumans to mess around in the HRE of his brother, at the beginning of your Kingdom Come: Deliverance playthrough.
UnChavalDeLos90 23 kun oldin
Thank the Venetians for the Reinassance
Sam Williams
Sam Williams 25 kun oldin
Let’s be honest, byzantines being overrun, attacked and constantly screwed yet somehow still standing is basically warhammer 40k. Feel like there’s some inspiration there especially in the whole ‘fight for the emperor’ and the glory of the empire bit. I like them even more now
Vinnie G
Vinnie G 26 kun oldin
Calling the byzantines ''Romans'' in 1340 is a bit of a stretch but whatever lol
Random User
Random User 26 kun oldin
I don't understand the people who blames muslims or Turks for the fall of Byzantine Empire. Dude Byzantine Empire has fallen in 1204 and their Christian brotherin did it. After that it was just extra time. Even Mehmed II was utterly disappointed when he entered the city for the first time after the siege. He probably was expecting the city from the stories he have heard but it was a ruin. I imagine Belisarius felt the same way when he took Rome from barbarians. Huge disappointment.
Gaston Garraza
Gaston Garraza 28 kun oldin
Watched this vídeo, then looked up the time... It's 14:53
Outskirts of Infinity
Outskirts of Infinity Oy oldin
Why was Constantinople renamed to Istanbul? Seriously!
S. V.
S. V. Oy oldin
Since I feel compelled to point out your leftist bullshit on other videos, it is only fair I aknowledge when you keep the leftist bullshit at a minimum. Well done.
antifapers Oy oldin
the problem is that the latins treated the greeks like animals and persecuted the orthodox. greeks at the time wanted to be under turkish rule which was tolerant compared to europe.
Cuan Chulainn
Cuan Chulainn Oy oldin
summary of the summary: byzantine empire gets a participation trophy for trying really hard for really long
velvet croc
velvet croc Oy oldin
The values of Christianity was the reason this empire lacked military grit. The strongest walls in existence, Greek fire, foreign mercenaries and dumb luck was the reason it survived as long as it did. Rome and Greece died because their values died. Byzantium was no more than their luxuriously decorated mausoleum.
Fuzzy Dunlop
Fuzzy Dunlop Oy oldin
The Byzantines held on like ticks for centuries, meanwhile the remnants of the British Empire can’t help but deliver their coup de gras swiftly and with little forethought.
Aleks Savic
Aleks Savic Oy oldin
So you know how the Roman founding myth involves fratricide? Turns out foreshadowing is a thing in history too.
Tristan Banks
Tristan Banks Oy oldin
its funny that the muslim ottomans had more respect than the "crusaders" who were supposed to fighting for the Christian world. See also muslim spain.
Conrad Morcillo Fito
Conrad Morcillo Fito Oy oldin
I am Catalan and i did not know that 5:21
jjaum e
jjaum e Oy oldin
5:20 they hired catalan mercenaries and then killed their leader to avoid paying them. In response they genocided Thrace and conquered Athens😩.
Nostalgic Dream
Nostalgic Dream Oy oldin
I’ve been watching this channel for so long and my history teacher used this video for a lesson I-
vasilis theocharis
vasilis theocharis Oy oldin
Local Empire too Angry to Die.
vasilis theocharis
vasilis theocharis Oy oldin
Thanks you saved me thanks to this video I wont fail high school.
LordGilgamesh Oy oldin
It's like 7:45 or something and I have not been to sleep yet. I looked at myself and said, I want a history lesson.
Orthodox Crusader
Orthodox Crusader Oy oldin
We came so close to restore the Empire in 1920. Fucking potical rivalry between Venizelos and King Constantine.
Marc Serra Amador
Marc Serra Amador Oy oldin
I'm not crying, YOU are crying TT__TT
Josiah Victor Igne
Josiah Victor Igne Oy oldin
Mehmet II is like that one guy who loves to eat the leftovers.
John von Shepard
John von Shepard Oy oldin
no u
no u Oy oldin
This channel has rapidly become my favourite in the past few days
Δημήτρης Ο Δημήτρης
Δημήτρης Ο Δημήτρης 2 oy oldin
🇬🇷 and Rome are the same
Δημήτρης Ο Δημήτρης
Δημήτρης Ο Δημήτρης 2 oy oldin
Imagine being so gay that you call Rome "byzantium"
tessmess 2 oy oldin
so- byzantine empire: *i lived bitch*
Dimitar Georgiev
Dimitar Georgiev 2 oy oldin
inaccurate map imo
Epaminon 2 oy oldin
I'd have loved to take a look at at Constantinople back in 1200. 🤩
T2033 2 oy oldin
Byzantine Empire:I didn't hear no bell
Bread 2 oy oldin
But if you closed your eyes...
Ibrahim Osmanoglu
Ibrahim Osmanoglu 2 oy oldin
Sultan Mehmed (conquerer/Fatih) Knocks down the walls of Constantinople at the age of 21 💪🏻👏⚔️🇹🇷⚔️
Josiah Victor Igne
Josiah Victor Igne Oy oldin
Shut up
SVTDI 2 oy oldin
Really ? no talk about the Serbian Empire ? WTF
Jonas Müller
Jonas Müller 2 oy oldin
Build galleys, Ally Poland
One the Road again Nigerundayo
One the Road again Nigerundayo 2 oy oldin
This topic makes me sad so I won't watch the video but I'll still like it
MasterZebulin 2 oy oldin
Peloponnese? Isn't that the place with that cyclops and that damn Hydra?
Corvus 2
Corvus 2 2 oy oldin
The byzantine empire is my favorite historical civilization and the long defeat of the empire is, in my opinion, the single most tragic event, culminating in 1453, in western history. I always get so frustrated reading about how the latins, normans, italians and slavs did seemingly more damage than the turks yet once the romans fell and nothing lay between the hordes of turks and europe they would suffer for it.....
TheNorthHawk 2 oy oldin
It seems to me that the Crusaders were the ancient equivalent of ISIS or the Taliban. A bunch of zealous extremists who are always, without exception bad news, but for some reason dumbass governments keep trying to use them for political means, then act surprised when it bites them in the ass. Looking at you, Pakistan.
Kenneth Webber
Kenneth Webber 2 oy oldin
That's my view, as well. But that's the thing about religious fanatics, ancient and modern: swap out keywords or terms like "Christ", "The Prophet", "The Buddha" or such and they're usually all spewing the same line of bullshit.
Katallani de Albania
Katallani de Albania 2 oy oldin
Not Catalans but ARAGON.
onyx 2 oy oldin
_Istanbul was Constantinople Now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople Been a long time gone, Constantinople Now it's Turkish delight on a moonlit night Every gal in Constantinople Lives in Istanbul, not Constantinople So if you've a date in Constantinople She'll be waiting in Istanbul Even old New York was once New Amsterdam Why they changed it I can't say People just liked it better that way So, take me back to Constantinople No, you can't go back to Constantinople Been a long time gone, Constantinople Why did Constantinople get the works? That's nobody's business but the Turks Istanbul, Istanbul Istanbul, Istanbul Even old New York was once New Amsterdam Why they changed it I can't say People just liked it better that way Istanbul was Constantinople Now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople Been a long time gone, oh Constantinople Why did Constantinople get the works? That's nobody's business but the Turks So, take me back to Constantinople No, you can't go back to Constantinople Been a long time gone, Constantinople Why did Constantinople get the works? That's nobody's business but the Turks_
Epifairos 2 oy oldin
Damn. Every time I read/watch/hear about the Fall, I cry (manly tears of course! :D ) and want to take the city back.
Yasin Şentürk
Yasin Şentürk 2 oy oldin
Turks still call Greeks who live in Turkey as Rûm, that means Roman.
Ian Christainson
Ian Christainson 2 oy oldin
"No it's just marble dust" Next time I cry during a documentary.
Nenad Rajic
Nenad Rajic 2 oy oldin
How could you talk about Byzantine whithout mentioning serbs who fought the for like ever
Byzantine Tales
Byzantine Tales 3 oy oldin
So many Byzantine videos on UZpost! So little time to watch them all!!
태선우TaeSunWoo 3 oy oldin
Rome: the sequel
JimmyNeutron7 3 oy oldin
Mark Martinez
Mark Martinez 3 oy oldin
There is a mod for kaiserreich in which the byzantine empire survives by the way.
Vanja Senjanin
Vanja Senjanin 3 oy oldin
I was at the place on which the konstantin xi was crowned
T0pMan15 3 oy oldin
The Byzantine empire is basically how the empire was after Palpatine was chucked down the hole lol
Huzaifa Amin
Huzaifa Amin 3 oy oldin
And right after 1453 the Renaissance, the age of discovery and America happened. Rome fell but Europe rose.
Horny Step Mom - Videos
Horny Step Mom - Videos 3 oy oldin
"It's over Mehmed! I have the the high walls!" "You underestimate my cannons!"
Rachel Greer
Rachel Greer 3 oy oldin
It's nobodies business but the Turks. ;)
421less1 3 oy oldin
A nation that goes down fighting may yet be reborn, a nation that gives itself up will be gone forever
Deutsches Kaiserreich
Deutsches Kaiserreich 3 oy oldin
They were the real deal. They were Romans.
171QA 3 oy oldin
Max 3 oy oldin
Whole lotta blaming the victim there, red
Dean Kardas
Dean Kardas 3 oy oldin
✨our biz Bois✨
Nick Jojo
Nick Jojo 3 oy oldin
Is it true the roman empire would have reformed if it weren't for the plague in the 13th century?
Fluidacid 3 oy oldin
I now imagine the byzantine empire just becoming a thing again
Chowder 3 oy oldin
Here's a little bonus fact: After Nicea restored the empire, not all the successor states joined back up, and would continue to be independent even after 1453, with the last one, the Principality of Theodoro surviving until 1475.
Giorgos Kouloumvakos
Giorgos Kouloumvakos 3 oy oldin
The byzantines, for some quite big period of time, had the europe's monopoly of producing and processing silk . They used leaves of mulberries trees for silkworm's feed . Peloponesse was kind specialized in silkworms breeding , because the region was suitable for this tree's growth , so in greek mulberries tree is called mouria
Arstotzka Empire
Arstotzka Empire 3 oy oldin
This just breaks my heart again... this is horrific memories.
AzuriteT3 3 oy oldin
Great! Now I can go back and marathon the whole thing.
Stefanos Georgakopoulos
Stefanos Georgakopoulos 3 oy oldin
if you think about it, the middle ages started when the roman empire fell and ended when the roman empire fell
Iliyan Stoychev
Iliyan Stoychev 3 oy oldin
Talked about the Byzantines and didn't mention Bulgarian Empire a single time. Good job....
Jordan Randolph
Jordan Randolph 3 oy oldin
I’m an Orthodox Christian and it’s always amazing to me that I’m worshiping the same way the Byzantines did, who were worshiping the way Christians have since the Church basically came out of the underground.
Amberjeez 79
Amberjeez 79 3 oy oldin
If you ever feel like trying isn’t enough look at those Byzantine Boys. This is no place to die.
Vladislav Razumeev
Vladislav Razumeev 3 oy oldin
I cry every time
rockstar450 3 oy oldin
Eastern Rome ended in 1204. It was Latin Christians who rewrote history to end 1453 to redshift the story from “Catholics destroyed Rome” to “Muslims killed Rome, let’s get them!”
Haberak 3 oy oldin
>Be me >Play Europa Universalis 4 for first time >Looks at year >Looks at Greece >Cries
Metrack 3 oy oldin
They lasted so long probably because they have a heavy allergy to die
federex 06
federex 06 3 oy oldin
History is sad😪
michelle 3 oy oldin
Where was this when I was studying the Byzantine empire?
Roman Villegas
Roman Villegas 3 oy oldin
Mad World on repeat.
Rip Trojans
Rip Trojans 3 oy oldin
Rome: *falls* Constantinople: We must retake as soon as possible Constantinople: *falls* Rome: Oh no... anyway
MrFox 3 oy oldin
apolgy for bad english where were u wen east rome die I was at house eating cabbage when phone ring 'Byzantium is kil' 'no.'"
Nom Anor
Nom Anor 3 oy oldin
How tenacious of the Byzantines.
Rei Date
Rei Date 3 oy oldin
YOU will come as a lightning!
Jackson Steele
Jackson Steele 3 oy oldin
The Manner Channel
The Manner Channel 3 oy oldin
What comes next? ;-;
Leandor 3 oy oldin
Where are my Trebizond bois?
Koleton Nelson
Koleton Nelson 3 oy oldin
I used to be a big fan of extra credits. Then, years ago, I tried to bring up this very point on one of their videos. The resulting toxic stew hurled in my face left me so disgusted and disheartened I haven’t been able to watch an extra history video since. I really hope that doesn’t happen here, but I feel like this is something people need to be discussing, but I only ever hear it from idiots screaming “SJW libtards” or “Retarded nazi conservatives”. Never an actually civil, intelligent discussion. So, the question-isn’t using C.E. And B.C.E. Disingenuous? Even, dare I say it, racist? Disingenuous because you’re still using Anno Domini, you’ve just arbitrarily changed the letters. And racist because-every culture in the world has their own count of years. The Muslims count from Muhammad, the Japanese count by the reigns of emperors, etc. The A.D. count is just OUR cultures count. So why should ours be eradicated, but they get to keep theirs? If you wanted to be culturally sensitive when talking about non-European descent peoples, why not use THEIR count? Obviously, because you’re speaking to a European-descended audience, and those counts wouldn’t mean anything to us. So then, why not pick an event which actually significantly affected all mankind as the start of a universal, Pan-cultural count? The end of world war 2, perhaps, or the end of the last glacial period? It just feels like a hollow, half-assed attempt by the scholarly community to be inclusive, whilst ironically excluding European history and culture. And it supports those few people who claim we don’t HAVE cultures to begin with-that we’re nothing but drooling, idiot magpies, mindlessly appropriating ACTUAL people’s cultures. Yeah, there are LEGITIMATELY people who think that. So? Thoughts? Anyone?
Darker ThanNight
Darker ThanNight 3 oy oldin
Daddy Dandalo teaches a lesson
Deta Aditya
Deta Aditya 3 oy oldin
While The Ottoman's complete control of the city was quite a sad ending, the Fouth Crusade's sack of Constantinople made me so emotional
Shorewall 4 oy oldin
I love the morale you shared. It's never to late to care, to fight for what you believe in. :D
Anna cobb
Anna cobb 4 oy oldin
Hey do you guys should do a video on The stranger please it would be a great video because it seems straight forward but it was such a pain in the neck to analyze!!!!!!!!
Eko G
Eko G 4 oy oldin
did anyone else notice that one of those pics is of the starwars republic
ian simmons
ian simmons 4 oy oldin
Now do the Huns 😈
J.T. Martin
J.T. Martin 4 oy oldin
The Byzantine Empire combined my three favorite things: Christianity, Vikings and Romans. HOW DID SOMETHING SO CONCEPTUALLY GLORIOUS MANAGE TO BE SO BADLY RUN?!?!
Hrej 4 oy oldin
When is ancient Armenia gonna get a summary?
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