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Basil the 2nd was triumphant in his first years as emperor. His major mistake was marching recklessly into battle, and nearly losing his own head, and many of his men. Unfortunately, his actions triggered his closest ally to lose his patience, and rebel against the emperor.
The History of Modern Greece Podcast covers the events of the Greek People from the fall of Constantinople in 1453 to the Greek War of Independence in 1821-1832, through to the Greco-Turkish War from 1919 to 1922 to the present day.
Music by Mark Jungerman: www.marcjungermann.com