The Jagiellonians: the dynasty that shaped central Europe

The Jagiellonians: the dynasty that shaped central Europe

History Extra podcast · 2022-04-19

Natalia Nowakowska reveals the story of the Jagiellonians – one of the most successful dynasties that many people have never even heard of. Speaking with Emily Briffett, she discusses how they rose from pagan tribal origins in Lithuania to become one of the biggest Catholic dynasties in Europe, with an expansive empire and a legacy that can still be felt today. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
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