Fall of The Roman Empire…in the 15th Century: Crash Course World History #12

In which John Green teaches you about the fall of the Roman Empire, which happened considerably later than you may have been told. While the Western Roman Empire fell to barbarians in 476 CE, the Byzantines in Constantinople continued the Eastern Empire nicely, calling themselves Romans for a further 1000 years. Find out what JustinianContinue reading “Fall of The Roman Empire…in the 15th Century: Crash Course World History #12”

The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or…Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10

In which John Green explores exactly when Rome went from being the Roman Republic to the Roman Empire. Here’s a hint: it had something to do with Julius Caesar, but maybe less than you think. Find out how Caesar came to rule the empire, what led to him getting stabbed 23 times on the floorContinue reading “The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or…Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10”

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