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”

The Byzantine Renaissance: Byzantium in the 16th Century- An Epilogue to Byzantine Alternate History

Posted by Powee Celdran DISCLAIMER: Although this story is based on historical events and characters, it is mostly based on my own personal theories and hypotheses on how things would be if Byzantium was around in the 16th century, thus it will be half fictional. READ BYZANTINE ALTERNATE HISTORY CHAPTER XII FIRST! Welcome to theContinue reading “The Byzantine Renaissance: Byzantium in the 16th Century- An Epilogue to Byzantine Alternate History”

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 IX- Preventing the Catastrophic 4th Crusade in Advance

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 12th Century AD. This story will begin with real events that happened in real history but will become fictional asContinue reading “Byzantine Alternate History Chapter IX- Preventing the Catastrophic 4th Crusade in Advance”

Byzantine Alternate History Chapter VI- Irene and Charlemagne, the Wedding of the 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 and 9th centuries AD. This story will begin with events that happened in real history but will become fictionalContinue reading “Byzantine Alternate History Chapter VI- Irene and Charlemagne, the Wedding of the Century”

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 IV- Constans II Relocates the Imperial Capital to Sicily

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 7th century AD. This story will begin with events that have happened in real history but will become fictional asContinue reading “Byzantine Alternate History Chapter IV- Constans II Relocates the Imperial Capital to Sicily”

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”

Byzantine Alternate History Chapter I- Roman Victory over the Goths at the Battle of Adrianople, 378

Posted by Powee Celdran Disclaimer: Although this is a work of fiction, it is largely based on true events and characters. It seeks alter the course of actual events that transpired in the 4th century AD. “So intense was Valentinian’s wrath, he burst a blood vessel in his brain. His legacy would be that ofContinue reading “Byzantine Alternate History Chapter I- Roman Victory over the Goths at the Battle of Adrianople, 378”