For quite some time, the boorish Maximinus Daia stylised himself in the vain of Augustus in the Asiatic east. He […]
This is a small section of the stunning Byzantine mosaic discovered near Aluma, Israel. Occasionally I will deviate from the […]
A short history of Byzantium: No. 5 Constantine, Licinius and the decisions made in Milan. What’s it all about ?
A strategic pause following the battle of the Milvian Bridge, enabled Constantine and his two remaining colleagues time to reassess […]
On the 28th October 312AD, Constantine The Great “faced off” with Maxentius in what became known as the Battle of […]
In a relatively short period of time, Constantine the Great took two decisions that changed and/or reshaped the Mediterranean, and […]
I often wonder how do we pinpoint the beginning of the Byzantine Empire? There are so many identifiable dates or […]
There are individuals and groups of communities that argue that there is no such thing as the Byzantine Empire. To […]