|aProduced by ABTV in association with IBIS Films for the Learnign Channel, 1997.
|aOriginally published by Discovery Communications, 1997.
|aWritten and presented by John Romer ;series producer, John Romer ;director, Ron Johnson ;photography, Peter Greenhalgh, Michael Miles ;music, Howard Davidson.
|aJohn Romer narrates a history of the Byzantine Empire as he shows Istanbul and other modern sites where existing buildings, antiquities, etc., illustrate the story he tells. "Shot on location in nine countries, Byzantium, the lost empire, transports you to world that history has nearly forgotten, but one that you will most certainly never forget".