A Review and Reaction to the Byzantine graphic novel “Basil: Basileus- A Test of Loylaty” from a Byzantine history fan

Posted by Powee Celdran “Basil: Basileus does an excellent job not only in bringing to life the highly climactic Byzantine Empire of the 10th century but it makes us as readers today see the empire more clearly as it is told from the perspective of Sigurd, a foreigner just like us people today getting knowContinue reading “A Review and Reaction to the Byzantine graphic novel “Basil: Basileus- A Test of Loylaty” from a Byzantine history fan”

A Fan Fiction Retelling of Justinian the Great’s Early Life- Byzantine Alternate History Spin-off Part III

Posted by Powee Celdran DISCLAIMER: Although this story is based on historical events, it adds a few fictional elements to the 5th and 6th century history with both real historical figures and fictional ones. READ BYZANTINE ALTERNATE HISTORY CHAPTER III FIRST Welcome to the third part of the spin-off stories to the Byzantine Alternate HistoryContinue reading “A Fan Fiction Retelling of Justinian the Great’s Early Life- Byzantine Alternate History Spin-off Part III”

The World War of the 5th Century- Byzantine Alternate History Spin-off Part II

Posted by Powee Celdran DISCLAIMER: Although this is almost entirely a work of fiction, it is based on true events and characters. This story alters events that transpired in the 5th century using real historical figures but having a totally different story altogether. READ BYZANTINE ALTERNATE HISTORY CHAPTER II FIRST BEFORE READING THIS! Welcome toContinue reading “The World War of the 5th Century- Byzantine Alternate History Spin-off Part II”

Byzantine Alternate History Chapter III- The Empire Strikes Back; Justinian the Great Saves his Empire from the Plague and Personally Joins his Campaigns

Posted by Powee Celdran DISCLAIMER: Although this is mostly a work of fiction, it is largely based on true events and characters. It seeks to alter the course of actual events that transpired in the 6th century AD. This story will begin with events that have happened in real history but will become fictional asContinue reading “Byzantine Alternate History Chapter III- The Empire Strikes Back; Justinian the Great Saves his Empire from the Plague and Personally Joins his Campaigns”

Byzantine Alternate History Chapter II- Preventing the Fall of the Western Roman Empire 4 Years in Advance

Posted by Powee Celdran Disclaimer: Although this is a work of fiction, it is largely based on true events and characters. It seeks to alter the course of actual events that transpired in the 5th century AD. Previous Story: Byzantine Alternate History Chapter I- 4th Century Welcome to the second chapter of the Byzantine AlternateContinue reading “Byzantine Alternate History Chapter II- Preventing the Fall of the Western Roman Empire 4 Years in Advance”

Around the World in the Byzantine Era- Part1 (300-1000AD)

Posted by Powee Celdran Part2: Around the World in the Byzantine Era (1000-1461) WARNING: THIS IS A VERY LONG ARTICLE BUT ENJOY!!  So, welcome back to another article by the Byzantium Blogger! It’s been quite a while since I last posted something, so here’s something again. Previously over the past months I have done articlesContinue reading “Around the World in the Byzantine Era- Part1 (300-1000AD)”

Imperial Women in the Roman and Byzantine Empires

Posted by Powee Celdran  “For my own part, I adhere to the maxim of antiquity, that throne is a glorious sepulchre” -Empress Theodora of Byzantium, 532 From the Julio-Claudian to the Palaiologos Dynasties  Welcome back to another Byzantium Blogger article! In the past 2 months, I have done a 3-part series on extremely long articlesContinue reading “Imperial Women in the Roman and Byzantine Empires”