Christ and the children Icon (2)
Eastern orthodox icon of Jesus Christ and the children. A popular icon for children, parents, and schools. Christ rebuked the disciples for preventing the little children from c
Theotokos Mosaic, Hagia Sophia, Constaninople
Hagia Sophia (Turkish: Ayasofya, from the Greek: Αγία Σοφία, "Holy Wisdom"; Latin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia) is a former patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey. Famous in particular for its massive dome, it is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture. It was the largest cathedral ever built in the world for nearly a thousand years, until the completion of the Seville Cathedral in 1520. The current building was originally constructed as a…
The Last of The Romans - 29th May 1453 by Gambargin on DeviantArt
"Anima nostra, sicut passer erepta est de laqueo venantium. Laquest contritust est, et nos liberati sumus" - Anonymous On this day, more than 5 centurie... The Last of The Romans - 29th May 1453
Our Emperor Signed no Treaty... by NikosBoukouvalas on DeviantArt
Tomorrow will be 25th of March, which commemorates the Greek War of Independence of 1821, when Greek Irregulars, comprised of Klephts (Greek equivalent ... Our Emperor Signed no Treaty...
Η ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΗ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΙΑ μεταξύ 6ου-12ου αι./ Η ΕΠΙΡΡΟΗ ΤΗΣ ΣΕ ΝΟΤΙΟΥΣ ΣΛΑΒΟΥΣ κ’ ΡΩΣΟΥΣ-ΕΠΙΤΕΥΓΜΑΤΑ κ’ ΠΡΟΒΛΗΜΑΤΑ ΤΩΝ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΩΝ ΔΥΝΑΣΤΕΙΩΝ
Η ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΗ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΙΑ μεταξύ 6ου-12ου αι./ Η ΕΠΙΡΡΟΗ ΤΗΣ ΣΕ ΝΟΤΙΟΥΣ ΣΛΑΒΟΥΣ κ’ ΡΩΣΟΥΣ-ΕΠΙΤΕΥΓΜΑΤΑ κ’ ΠΡΟΒΛΗΜΑΤΑ ΤΩΝ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΩΝ ΔΥΝΑΣΤΕΙΩΝ (500-1.200 μ.Χ) Η ΣΗΜΑΣΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ ΠΟ…
Celebrating the Women of Byzantium Part V - Gallery Byzantium
If there's anything we've learned from our blog series about Byzantium's rebellious women, it's that blood proved a fickle bond in Byzantine royalty .This week, we're sharing the story of two sisters - the pretty, vain Zoe and the complacent Theodora - who lasted just two months as co-rulers.
Adapting to Survive: How Byzantium Survived the Arab Invasions
The seventh century was a vital point in the history of the Byzantine army. Since the beginning of the century, territory in the Balkans had steadily been lost to Avars and Slavs.