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 Roman-Gothic War- Byzantine Alternate History Spin-off Part I

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 4th century using real historical figures but having a totally different story altogether. READ BYZANTINE ALTERNATE HISTORY CHAPTER I FIRST BEFORE READING THIS! Welcome toContinue reading “The Roman-Gothic War- Byzantine Alternate History Spin-off Part I”

Byzantine Alternate History Chapter VII- A Retelling of the Bizarre Byzantine Renaissance and the Macedonian (Amorian) Dynasty

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 9th and 10th centuries AD. This story will begin with events that happened in real history but will become fictionalContinue reading “Byzantine Alternate History Chapter VII- A Retelling of the Bizarre Byzantine Renaissance and the Macedonian (Amorian) Dynasty”

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”

A Byzantine History fan reacts to new Byzantine graphic novel Theophano: A Byzantine Tale including a Complete Book Review/ Analysis and fan casting for the novel

Posted by Powee Celdran “Theophano does a great job showing us the unknown side of history in such a fascinating and contemporary way that we can relate to centuries later. It has such an amazing balance of Byzantine easter eggs and stories mixed with modern pop culture elements and truly has the potential to introduceContinue reading “A Byzantine History fan reacts to new Byzantine graphic novel Theophano: A Byzantine Tale including a Complete Book Review/ Analysis and fan casting for the novel”

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”

Constantinople- The Queen of Cities and its many Byzantine Secrets

Posted by Powee Celdran¬† “If the earth were a single state, Constantinople would be its capital” -Napoleon Bonaparte WARNING: THIS IS A VERY LONG ARTICLE!!¬† Welcome back to another article by the Byzantium Blogger! I haven’t posted in quite some time but now this article will be the second travel article in this blog site,Continue reading “Constantinople- The Queen of Cities and its many Byzantine Secrets”