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Two of the last living descendants from the Great Macedonian Dynasty, Theodora, and Zoe, ruled as co-emperors over the Roman Empire. But they both are grasping at straws, as they too are old, and they do not have any children… it is these women who will ultimately choose the successor dynasty to the great Macedonian line.
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