War Horse Part 1

When our descendants first began to work the land as farmers, they tamed or domesticated cattle, donkeys, goats, pigs and […]

A short history of Byzantium: No. 12 Our Great Father is Gone: the death of Constantine I.

By special guest writer Sean Munger. After thirty-one years of a reign marked by endless intrigue, frequent war, religious turmoil […]

A short history of Byzantium: No.11 St. Helena: Empress and beloved mother of Constantine I

St.Helena is a revered saint amongst Christians around the world, particular the orthodox community, for her tireless work with the […]

A short history of Byzantium: No. 10 Constantine The Builder!

In our modern age, Presidents, Prime Ministers and other leaders who serve in political office often hope that they leave […]

A short history of Byzantium: No. 9 Is Emperor Constantine a saint or sinner?

Constantine, without a doubt in my humble opinion, was a very strange man. Don’t get me wrong, he was an […]

A new Crimean War in the making?

A little over two weeks ago, on March 1st, the Russian parliament authorised Putin to deploy Russian troops in the […]

Are you too cool for Martin and Lewis? Not Me!

The French love him, I love him and those in his own country love to hate him. Many people consider […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Anne Frank

International Women’s Day is held every year around the world on the 8th March. Between now and then in anticipation of […]

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 […]