Constans II uses the Muslim civil war to reorganise the Roman military in the East. Then he travels to the West making a new home for himself in Syracuse in Sicily.
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Thanks for posting an updated map! It really helps to see the current frontiers while following along with the podcast.
So, I have a question for your upcoming “answer questions at the end of the century” podcast. You mention the Muslim Arab calvary as camels. On the one hand, I’ve seen Lawrence of Arabia, so, I guess, duh. But on the other hand, really? They had a whole calvary of camels? Could you talk about how that compared to a calvary of horses? (Speed, agility, maneuverability, ability to shoot from, ability to shoot from while riding backwards, advantages, disadvantages…).