The Orthodox Nationalist: The Byzantine Empire, 600-1000


Matt Johnson discusses:

  • Why Byzantium lasted 1000 years;
  • The Byzantine economy;
  • Byzantium and Islam;
  • Basil II and the strength of the Orthodox empire.


By: Fr. Matthew Raphael Johnson


Matthew Raphael Johnson is a scholar of Russian Orthodox history and philosophy. His research interests focus on Russian political theory and religious ideas, concentrating on the central role of nationalism, Eurasianism and the Orthodox tradition as forms of rebellion against globalism and liberalism. His Orthodox Nationalist podcast series is available here.

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