A short history of Byzantium: No. 13 Some thoughts on the early Church up to the death of Constantine.
“The contagion of this superstition (Christianity) has spread not only to the cities, but also to the villages and even […]
By special guest writer Sean Munger. After thirty-one years of a reign marked by endless intrigue, frequent war, religious turmoil […]
St.Helena is a revered saint amongst Christians around the world, particular the orthodox community, for her tireless work with the […]
In our modern age, Presidents, Prime Ministers and other leaders who serve in political office often hope that they leave […]
Constantine, without a doubt in my humble opinion, was a very strange man. Don’t get me wrong, he was an […]
A short history of Byzantium: No. 8 The first council of Nicaea and its groundbreaking statement on faith.
Just as Constantine had consolidated his power, and the Empire had come together politically, a new deadly heresy threatened to permanently […]
In around 1000 AD, Constantinople was arguably the greatest city in the Mediterranean world, if not the entire world. Trade, […]
For quite some time, the boorish Maximinus Daia stylised himself in the vain of Augustus in the Asiatic east. He […]
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 […]