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 V- Emperor Artavasdos, the Unlikely Hero of the 8th Century

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 8th century AD. This story will begin with events that happened in real history but will become fictional as itContinue reading “Byzantine Alternate History Chapter V- Emperor Artavasdos, the Unlikely Hero of the 8th Century”

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”

Roman and Byzantine Food and Dining

Posted by Powee Celdran  “Civilized life cannot proceed without salt.” -Pliny the Elder Welcome back to another article by the Byzantium Blogger! For a long time, I have been doing articles on comparing both the worlds of the Roman Empire and its medieval successor, the Byzantine Empire as well as articles relating to the currentContinue reading “Roman and Byzantine Food and Dining”

Roman and Byzantine Empire Comparison Series- Part3: Imperial Life and Culture

Posted by Powee Celdran WARNING: THIS IS TO BE MY LONGEST ARTICLE SO FAR, IT MAY TAKE DAYS TO READ SO I SUGGEST READ IT PER PART, THIS IS SUPPOSED TO BE AN ALL IN ONE ARTICLE ON ROMAN/ BYZANTINE CULTURE!! ANYWAY ENJOY!! Previous Article on the comparison series: Roman and Byzantine armies (Part1) PreviousContinue reading “Roman and Byzantine Empire Comparison Series- Part3: Imperial Life and Culture”

12 Turning Points in Byzantine History

Posted by Powee Celdran “Ever since our rough crusading forefathers saw Constantinople and met, to their contemptuous disgust, a society where everyone read and wrote, ate food with forks and preferred diplomacy to war, it has been fashionable to pass the Byzantines by with scorn and to use their name as synonymous with decadence.” -Steven Runciman, 20thContinue reading “12 Turning Points in Byzantine History”

10 Greatest Special Forces in History

Posted by Powee Celdran Welcome back to another article by the Byzantium Blogger! Now this time, I will return to one of my most talked about subjects… historical warfare. More than 5000 years of history was dominated by warfare which led to the formation and fall of kingdoms and empires. History has been decided onContinue reading “10 Greatest Special Forces in History”