Siege of Vienna & Queen Nzinga - Lies - Extra History

Writer Rob Rath talks about all the cool stories and facts we didn't get to cover in our two special short series on the Siege of Vienna, and the life of Queen Nzinga.
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  1. Extra Credits

    Extra Credits4 months ago

    Timestamps: 2:00 - Demonetization sucks. THANK YOU PATRONS! 7:15 - istanbul was constantinople now it's istanbul not constantinople been a long time gone oh constantinople 11:07 - the arrival of the Winged Hussars wasn't exactly the same as Rohan answering Gondor's call for aid 16:20 - Nzinga's controversial role in slavery 19:25 - what's next on Extra History? 21:02 - SIX DEGREES OF WALPOLE Recommended reading: The Enemy at the Gate: Habsburgs, Ottomans, and the Battle for Europe, by Andrew Wheatcroft The Siege of Vienna: The Last Great Trial Between Cross & Crescent , by John Stoye Hispanics and the Civil War: From Battlefield to Homefront, by the National Park Service Music videos: Queen Nzinga: Siege of Vienna:

  2. john doe

    john doe2 months ago

    How ironic you would mention lies. You are some of the worst liars. Please stop.

  3. Alex The Only

    Alex The Only4 months ago

    Do Journey to the West Book of Five Rings and its authors biography Ambedkar of india

  4. just another nobody

    just another nobody4 months ago

    @Dominick Morsell watch a history of paper money

  5. TheCringe Kid

    TheCringe Kid4 months ago

    can you guys make a series about Romania?

  6. Alex The Only

    Alex The Only4 months ago

    The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi.

  7. maximaldinotrap

    maximaldinotrap2 months ago

    History is more complicated than people realize. Even the Crusades were more complicated than simply Christianity vs Islam.

  8. Ben Siener

    Ben Siener3 months ago

    The ottoman werent trying to take over Europe? Tell that to Spain.

  9. Wolf mech Ace13

    Wolf mech Ace133 months ago

    You still got the colors on the winged wrong you used black and yellow, it should have been red and white

  10. Nicholas Ogburn

    Nicholas Ogburn3 months ago

    I love that you guys do this

  11. Jens Kosch

    Jens Kosch3 months ago

    Sabaton has great Song about Polish Infantry "40:1". It is about another battle of course (The battle of Wizna, 1939).

  12. Vampy_Rhombus5006

    Vampy_Rhombus50063 months ago

    Congrats on the baby daughter!

  13. Giovanni Ripaldi

    Giovanni Ripaldi3 months ago

    We need episodes about the boshin war! I think that would be an excellent series

  14. Mopium Pilon

    Mopium Pilon3 months ago

    lies, errors, flawes, shit basicly

  15. ArkadiBolschek

    ArkadiBolschek4 months ago

    The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth _is_ a pretty interesting subject, with plenty of ramifications for the history of Europe.

  16. chavamara

    chavamara4 months ago

    Honestly, Incan Mummy-Kings have dinner together is NOT the weirdest corpse story I've ever heard.

  17. Subtle rants

    Subtle rants4 months ago

    Idea for next extra history series. The assassination of Murutala Mohammed

  18. chavamara

    chavamara4 months ago

    Thaaaaanks, like I didn't have enough fantasy books I want to read! :P

  19. you will never find out

    you will never find out4 months ago

    Machiavelli ?

  20. Peoples Republic of Kurdistan

    Peoples Republic of Kurdistan4 months ago

    Please do Sultan Saladin

  21. The SociologistGamer

    The SociologistGamer4 months ago

    When can we see a proper series on the Great Siege of Malta? What was covered in the Suleiman series barely scratched the surface of one of most fascinating events in history which, much like the siege of Vienna, is often oversimplified as Christianity V Islam.

  22. Jonathan Thurlow

    Jonathan Thurlow4 months ago

    Extra History please do the French revouliton

  23. ⲈⲘⲒⳐ ϝᚱⲀ ⱌεᚣⳚϟⲯssέᛇ

    ⲈⲘⲒⳐ ϝᚱⲀ ⱌεᚣⳚϟⲯssέᛇ4 months ago

    Mamluks, the mamluks needs some shine

  24. Samuel Appiah

    Samuel Appiah4 months ago

    Good breakdown on Queen Zinga, out of all historical channels, you guys are not rigid and you actually use nuance

  25. Tarion Marsden

    Tarion Marsden4 months ago

    Do a bio on Gustav Mahler

  26. Pony4Koma

    Pony4Koma4 months ago

    Thank you for adding the stuff about Nzinga's aide to this episode of "Lies". Much appreciated. (I was hopping that the episode "Lies" Siege of Vienna was going to be 3 hours long tho.)

  27. Олег Козлов

    Олег Козлов4 months ago

    Just as with girls, you can relieve Vienna from a siege but the only thing that matters is the size of your wings

  28. Lone Wolf

    Lone Wolf4 months ago

    When there is a party, it's for all.

  29. barbiquearea

    barbiquearea4 months ago

    Do the Ming Treasure Fleet.

  30. Coolbule 123

    Coolbule 1234 months ago

    Do history of Sculpture techniques or styles , that would neat.

  31. Jaxondorf

    Jaxondorf4 months ago

    You guys flat out PLAGIARIZED Famine Plot by Tim Pat Coogan. You dont even have the decency to reference his central argument.

  32. PhantomGamer28

    PhantomGamer284 months ago

    Winged Hussars of the Poland Lithuanian Commonwealth, MY PEOPLE!

  33. Daniel Geloso

    Daniel Geloso4 months ago

    There is a bit of the wall left in vienna near the university


    TKDMIKEP4 months ago

    Why didn’t you condemn the Easter Bombing???? Far more Christians died, than is NZ. Why show bias to the religion that was founded by a Pedophile.

  35. George Weavers

    George Weavers4 months ago

    So glad you mentioned the Winged Hussars and Sabaton :)

  36. Jesse Kennedy

    Jesse Kennedy4 months ago


  37. MJBull515

    MJBull5154 months ago

    Everything is usually more complicated than the synopses events like Vienna usually receive, but the Ottoman Apple imagery was part of their Islam asserting dominance over the world. One should remember the Ottoman Sultans also claimed the mantle of being Caliph of all Islam. He was the theological leader of Islam, the analogue of the Pope, not simply the secular leader of a powerful empire that happened to have Islam as its official religion.

  38. echalone

    echalone4 months ago

    Hey, greetings fom a Patreon from one of your favorite cities, Vienna

  39. Matthew Kelley

    Matthew Kelley4 months ago


  40. UnitedJupiter

    UnitedJupiter4 months ago

    9:35 I’m curious what this mining technique looks like. Anyone have a source for that that I could check out?

  41. William Cox

    William Cox4 months ago

    The Japanese call that quality of unnatural endurance and persistence Makoto or Ninjo.

  42. Alex The Only

    Alex The Only4 months ago

    Plz do The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi Bengal Famines under British

  43. The Long 19th Century Seo

    The Long 19th Century Seo4 months ago

    Ooooh. First LIVE!!!

  44. Stalles

    Stalles4 months ago

    cu ck

  45. Alex The Only

    Alex The Only4 months ago

    Plz do The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi

  46. dragonrykr

    dragonrykr4 months ago

    So is any legend true?

  47. Pontus Ekholm

    Pontus Ekholm4 months ago

    Flag and banner art are the reals villains of this show.

  48. David Gustavsson

    David Gustavsson4 months ago

    In Swedish and I believe (ironically) Danish, Danish pastry is called Vienna bread.

  49. Inebolu Balikcisi

    Inebolu Balikcisi4 months ago

    A series about Ataturk?

  50. Harjawalda

    Harjawalda4 months ago

    Both the crossaint and the coffee story are fact. There are documents that some merchants bought coffee from the sacked camp or was granted, and some started to run official coffee houses a couple of years after the siege. The crossaint how it is known world wide is called kipferl and was brought to france suposedly by marie antoinette. I heard the stories about how it was invented way back as a kid in the city museum.

  51. KendrixTermina

    KendrixTermina4 months ago

    CROISSANTS ARE AUSTRIAN?! Has my whole life been a lieeee??? Next time someone will tell me that Raclette is actually Danish or something.

  52. Sam De Loatch

    Sam De Loatch4 months ago

    Wow, all of the OG's from extra history seem to be gone.

  53. random guy

    random guy4 months ago

    Hundred Years War: Phase 1) Longbows > Knights Phase 2) France gets combat bonuses on core territory.

  54. Pike

    Pike4 months ago

    French Artillery > English Longbows

  55. G W

    G W4 months ago

    I want to buy something with an extra history logo, but I really don't need another t-shirt. Think we can get some stickers on the shop of the logos?

  56. Leroy

    Leroy4 months ago

    Nerd City get on this shit.

  57. 天吉Mark

    天吉Mark4 months ago

    20:18 haha nice inca ritual, maybe that's how i can meet my crush after i die

  58. The One Millionth Roger

    The One Millionth Roger4 months ago

    At some point you guys should do a series on the development of the atomic bomb. Juat putting that out there, very interesting topic.

  59. Gödeke Michels

    Gödeke Michels4 months ago

    The propaganda of this being a struggle between Christianity versus Islam started way back before the Siege. Even Martin Luther gave so called Türckenreden which is how fear speaches against the Turks of the time were called. So Kudos for fighting this but it has been long going and is deeply rooted.

  60. Michael Ikenwe

    Michael Ikenwe4 months ago

    Hey Extra History. Great work you're doing. Somehow you still didn't address the mistake of calling Angola a "West African" country. Angola is in South Central Africa. As a non-African, I know it's not a biggy to you but it is to us in Africa when people who should know better Africa don't

  61. Максим Ряховский

    Максим Ряховский4 months ago

    At last! Recognition of Sabaton and comments with its lyrics under the every other episode. You really should do crossover with Sabaton History.

  62. Adrienne Gormley

    Adrienne Gormley4 months ago

    Looking forward to the series on the Inca. And I had to chuckle at Six DEgrees of Robert Walpole.

  63. feh meh

    feh meh4 months ago

    Nzinga is thought of in that country the same as how Abe Lincoln is thought of in the northern U.S. apparently.

  64. TheCreepypro

    TheCreepypro4 months ago

    nice to see one episode about both wasn't sure if either was going to get one so to get one big one is nice

  65. Cool Shed

    Cool Shed4 months ago

    Well,at least it not demonitized in my country

  66. Dorf von Gaulf

    Dorf von Gaulf4 months ago

    my question is why didn't you play winged hussars

  67. David

    David4 months ago

    I am really looking forward to the hundred years war and Joan of Arc on this channel.