The Art of War in the Byzantine World

Posted by Powee Celdran  “We must always prefer peace and refrain from war whenever possible.” –Tactica of Emperor Leo VI the Wise Welcome back to another article by the Byzantium Blogger! It’s been some time since I last posted an article, well now here’s a new one and it should not be as long as theContinue reading “The Art of War in the Byzantine World”

Foreign Lands and People According to the Byzantines- Part2- “Byzantium VS the West”

Posted by Powee Celdran “I would rather see a Turkish turban in the midst of the city than the Latin mitre.” -Loukas Notaras, Byzantine Grand Admiral, 1453 Welcome to part 2 on Foreign Lands and People according to the Byzantines from The Byzantium Blogger! As I have promised the last time, I will make a 2nd articleContinue reading “Foreign Lands and People According to the Byzantines- Part2- “Byzantium VS the West””

Foreign Lands and People According to the Byzantines- Part1- “Where the World Meets”

Posted by Powee Celdran “You will find me a Scythian among the Scythians and a Latin among the Latins, and in general, among all other people you will find me to be one of them.” -John Tzetzes, 12th century Welcome once again to another article by the Byzantium Blogger! Recently, I have tackled several interestingContinue reading “Foreign Lands and People According to the Byzantines- Part1- “Where the World Meets””