The First Crusade Episode 2 "The Siege Of Antioch"

Byzantium And The Crusades

18-07-2020 • 19 mins

This podcast series tells the story of the Crusades from the Byzantine angle. It's based on the book "The Byzantine World War" by Nick Holmes. In this episode, we hear how the Crusaders laid siege to Antioch, a huge and heavily fortified city, that had previously been the third city of the Roman Empire. The siege would take months and nearly broke the Crusade.