Around the World in the Byzantine Era Part2 (1000-1461)

Posted by Powee Celdran WARNING: THIS IS AN EXTREMELY LONG ARTICLE, BUT ENJOY!! Part1: Around the World in the Byzantine Era (300-1000) Welcome now to part2 of the Around the World in the Byzantine Era article! In the previous article I have discussed the events in the Byzantine Empire from the 4th to 10th centuries,Continue reading “Around the World in the Byzantine Era Part2 (1000-1461)”

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”

Forgotten but Significant Byzantine Science and Technology

Posted by Powee Celdran  “The sciences were financially supported, honoured everywhere, universally pursued; they were like tall edifices supported by strong foundations.” -Al Masudi, Arab historian (896-956) Hello everyone and once again welcome to another Byzantine article from the Byzantium Blogger! The last article was a special edition feature on the mosaics of Ravenna and storiesContinue reading “Forgotten but Significant Byzantine Science and Technology”

The Early Russian army- Russia’s undiscovered military forces

Russia itself had a long history of wars and conquests and of course Russia grew from small city-states to a powerful empire from conquests with a powerful army that developed over time. Most of us are familiar with the Russian army of the imperial age from the 18th-20th centuries and more so familiar with theContinue reading “The Early Russian army- Russia’s undiscovered military forces”

Military sketches, Renaissance (individuals) part1

Here’s another set of my military figures sketched, one of those things I have always been doing as one of my hobbies. This is a new set and this time it shows not several on one sheet but as individuals with one figure per sheet. There are 9 individual soldier figures on each sheet having theirContinue reading “Military sketches, Renaissance (individuals) part1”