The Story of 3 Plagues Across Centuries

Posted by Powee Celdran Story and Analysis of the Antonine Plague, Plague of Justinian, Black Death in the time of an Epidemic  Welcome back to another article by the Byzantium Blogger! This one here is a special edition article made for times like this when a pandemic is ongoing and seems to be getting worse.Continue reading “The Story of 3 Plagues Across Centuries”

Natural Disasters in Byzantine History

Posted by Powee Celdran  “During the whole year (536) the sun gave forth its light without brightness, like the moon, and it seemed extremely like the sun in eclipse, for the beams it emitted were not clear nor like those it usually makes.” -Procopius, Byzantine historian on the “dust-veil” of 536 Welcome to another article byContinue reading “Natural Disasters in Byzantine History”

Forgotten but Significant Byzantine Science and Technology

Posted by Powee Celdran  “The sciences were financially supported, honoured everywhere, universally pursued; they were like tall edifices supported by strong foundations.” -Al Masudi, Arab historian (896-956) Hello everyone and once again welcome to another Byzantine article from the Byzantium Blogger! The last article was a special edition feature on the mosaics of Ravenna and storiesContinue reading “Forgotten but Significant Byzantine Science and Technology”