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Our Great Father is Gone: the death of Constantine I.

I was asked to write this post by Robert Horvat, curator of the great History of the Byzantine Empire blog (and the If It Happened Yesterday It’s History blog). It … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

Earth: the Castel dell’Ovo, where the last Western Roman Emperor lived (and died?)

This imposing-looking fortress in the harbor of Naples, Italy is called the Castel dell’Ovo, has been a fortress, a monastery and a prison since Roman times. In addition to being … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

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