Thursday, December 3, 2009

Staff Recommendation: Lost to the West


In early 2007, nearly 150,000 people worldwide eagerly listened to a podcast on Byzantine History. Lars Brownworth opened the minds of thousands to the fascinating and little-known history of the Eastern Roman Empire. Brownworth's dry humor and encyclopedic knowledge shines just as brightly in written form, from the fall of Rome to the Renaissance.

Reviewed by Jen R.

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