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Today in history: Verbitsa Pass, Krum, and the Byzantine emperor who lost his head.

I originally posted this article 2 years ago yesterday, on the anniversary of the Battle of Verbitsa Pass. Few people were reading my blog then, [...]

By |2015-07-27T19:57:54+00:00July 27th, 2015|History|0 Comments

Fab Five Series – Sean Munger’s Version: Dinner with the GenSek, the Sage of Monticello and More

I want to thank Aaron at the Yesterday Unhinged blog (which you should follow, if you don't already) for the opportunity to participate in his [...]

By |2014-02-13T11:42:08+00:00February 13th, 2014|History, History Is Cool|0 Comments

Today in history: Verbitsa Pass, Krum, and the Byzantine emperor who lost his head.

On July 26, 811 (A.D.), exactly 1,202 years ago today, a great but very little-known battle occurred at a place called Verbitsa (or Varbitsa) Pass, [...]

By |2013-07-26T16:20:21+00:00July 26th, 2013|History, History Is Cool, Zombies Of Byzantium|0 Comments