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Ancient cities and the Norman conquest

August 20th, 2015

Episode 226 of 285 episodes

Classical historian Andrew Wallace-Hadrill explains how the great cities of Athens and Rome functioned in the ancient world. Meanwhile, medieval expert David Bates pays a visit to Norwich Castle, a key site for understanding how the Normans consolidated their rule in England.