Irene rules alone but the search for her successor undermines her. Then I recap the century and look at what Iconoclasm really represents.
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We always talk about how we need to take ancient historians with a grain of salt. Why are we so much better at knowing what happened at the time they actually lived? Are modern sources of contemporary events more reliable than ancient ones? Did ancient historians respect concepts of impartiality or accuracy?