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Lars Brownworth
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LARS BROWNWORTH, a former high-school history teacher, is the creator of the podcast phenomenon “12 Byzantine Rulers” that iTunes named as one of the “podcasts that define the genre.” Brownworth and his podcast have been profiled in the New York Times, Wired, and USA Today, and were featured on NPR.

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Lost to the West
The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization
Written by Lars Brownworth


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

In AD 476 the Roman Empire fell–or rather, its western half did. Its eastern half, which would come to be known as the Byzantine Empire, would endure and often flourish for another eleven centuries. Though its capital would move to Constantinople, its citizens referred to themselves as Roman for the entire... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Lost to the West
The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization
Written by Lars Brownworth


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
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