A Guide to the Byzantine Empire’s Themes (Military/ Administrative Districts)

Posted by Powee Celdran  “In the international and religious conflict of the Byzantine and Saracen empires, peace was without confidence, and war without mercy.” -Edward Gibbon, English historian (1737-1794) Welcome once again back to another article by the Byzantium Blogger! The last 2 articles I published were sure extremely long but hopefully insightful and informative coveringContinue reading “A Guide to the Byzantine Empire’s Themes (Military/ Administrative Districts)”

15 Byzantine Related States Outside Byzantium Part2 (8-15)- “Where did Byzantium go?”

Posted by Powee Celdran  Places that succeeded Byzantium physically, politically, and culturally: Latin Empire, Empire of Nicaea, Empire of Trebizond, Despotate of Epirus, Despotate of Morea, March of Montferrat, Vassals of Lesbos and Ainos, Grand Duchy of Moscow (includes the history of Byzantium, Renaissance Italy, and Russia)  “It’s sad to see what became of theContinue reading “15 Byzantine Related States Outside Byzantium Part2 (8-15)- “Where did Byzantium go?””

15 Byzantine Related States Outside Byzantium Part1 (1-7)- Places where Byzantine culture went

Places formed physically and culturally from Byzantium: Western Roman Empire, Exarchates of Italy and Africa, Republic of Venice, Cilician Armenia, Serbian Empire, Bosnian Kingdom, First and Second Bulgarian Empires (includes the history of Rome, Byzantium, Venice, Armenia, Serbia, and Bulgaria)  “I can tell you that this city mastered the entire universe; she placed beneath her feetContinue reading “15 Byzantine Related States Outside Byzantium Part1 (1-7)- Places where Byzantine culture went”