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What’s a Byzantine? The problem of what to call an empire.

You may know that in addition to this blog and my “normal” Twitter account, I also run the dedicated history account CryForByzantium. I started that account in 2009 to tweet … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 7 Comments

December 25 or January 7? Settling the Byzantine Christmas date controversy.

Some of you may know that I run the Twitter account CryForByzantium, which presents the history of the Byzantine Empire one tweet at a time. Many of the individual tweets … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · 5 Comments

“Ask me anything you like…” – John Julius Norwich

Originally posted on If It Happened Yesterday, It's History:
(Lord John Julius Norwich, Source Telegraph.co.uk) This featured post had originally intended to highlight a collection of history books that…

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Constantinople Falling: A Message For All the Followers of CryForByzantium.

Greetings, fans and followers of my Byzantine history Twitter feed, CryForByzantium! For most of you this will be the first time you’ve heard the real “voice” of the person behind … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

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