Byzantine Alternate History Chapter XII- Constantinople Surrenders to the Ottomans in 1453 in Order to Buy Time to Start a Crusade to Recapture it (Finale)

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 15th century AD. This story will begin with real events in history but will become fictional as it progresses. PreviousContinue reading “Byzantine Alternate History Chapter XII- Constantinople Surrenders to the Ottomans in 1453 in Order to Buy Time to Start a Crusade to Recapture it (Finale)”

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)”

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)”