Posts Tagged ‘byzantine’

The Byzantine–Sasanian War of 602–628 AD and the Rise of the Muslims

The Byzantines and Sasanians were rival powers who fought each other for supremacy in the Middle East. Although the conflict between the two powers began during the 6th century AD, it is in fact a continuation of a much longer rivalry which was started by their predecessors during the 1st century BC. The Byzantine–Sasanian War […]

Industrial Size Byzantine-Era Winery Unearthed in Israel

The largest and most advanced wine production facility in the Byzantine world was constructed in fourth or fifth century Palestine, specifically in the city of Yavne near Israel’s Mediterranean coast. This was discovered by archaeologists affiliated with the Israel Antiquities Authority, who uncovered the remains of the foundation of the sprawling Byzantine-era winery during excavations […]

Virtually Visit a Byzantine Church Built for a Mysterious Martyr

In 2017 Israeli archaeologists made a stunning discovery from the Byzantine period . They uncovered a Christian church that is elaborately decorated with breath-taking mosaics. The Byzantine church was dedicated to a martyr, whose identity is a mystery. Now you can virtually visit the church of the ‘glorious martyr’ from home, thanks to the creation […]

Parallels Between The Byzantine Reign Of Justinian & Theodora And Today

The Asha Logos YouTube channel delivers an insightful look into the latter days of the Eastern Roman Empire as covered in the personal account of Procopius in his “The Secret History.” Procopius’ account could be taken from today’s legitimate Alternative News coverage of what is taking place in the ZOG world of today. [embedded content] […]

The Third Siege of Rome: Byzantine Armies Battle the Ostrogoths

The Third Siege of Rome occurred in 549-550 AD and was fought between the Byzantine Empire and the Ostrogoths. The former was in control of the city, whilst the latter tried to seize the city. The Third Siege of Rome was part of the Gothic War, a conflict between the Byzantines and Ostrogoths that lasted […]

Turkish Archaeologists Find Byzantine Castle at Akyaka, Western Turkey

A team of Turkish archaeologists have been busy since 2020 performing excavations at one of western Turkey’s richest historical and cultural sites. Within the borders of the coastal village of Akyaka, located on the Gulf of Gökova in the southwestern Turkish province of Muğla, they have been searching through ruins associated with the ancient city […]

Constantinople Greeks: The Cosmopolitans of the Byzantine Capital

Arnavutköy was one of the biggest Greek sea-side villages in Bosporus. Credit: Özgür Okkalı, CC BY-SA 2.5/Wikipedia by Matthew John Hadodo, PhD* Most people are aware of the song “Istanbul was Constantinople” and perhaps no better than the Greeks of Istanbul themselves. Although at the turn of the 20th century they numbered hundreds of thousands, […]

Is This Byzantine-Era Demon-Repellent Amulet Jewish or Gnostic?

A Byzantine-era amulet unearthed 40 years ago in Arbel, Israel, has been returned to the authorities. Archaeologists have calculated that the 1,500-year-old magical bronze amulet was definitely used to protect someone from the  evil eye . However, whether the wearer was a pregnant Jewish woman or a member of a Gnostic cult is proving harder […]

Romanos IV Diogenes: An Ambitious Byzantine Emperor Unjustly Deposed?

Opportunism, ambition, intrigues – these were aspects that were always present at the courts of great empires. Rulers rose to power following these rules of the game, and they were often the reasons for their undoing too. Romanos IV Diogenes was the Byzantine emperor from 1068 to 1071 AD. He strove to be a respected […]

Inscribed Byzantine Greek Stone Dedicated To Mary Discovered in Israel

An ancient, inscribed Byzantine Greek stone has been discovered in Israel’s Negev desert with a rare Greek dedication to Maria, the Mother of God. The Byzantine Greek stone was found in Israel’s Nitzana National Park, located close to the Egyptian border. The Nitzana area is an important archaeological resource detailing the transitionary period from the […]

The Empire of Trebizond: Byzantine Offshoot of Great Power and Wealth

The fascinating and exotic history of the Empire of Trebizond, which existed between the 13th and 15th centuries AD, is a great story. This empire occupied the southern coast of the Black Sea, and was formed following the sacking of Byzantine Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade in 1204 AD. When Constantinople fell to the Latins, the Empire […]

Turkey Converts ANOTHER Former Byzantine Church into a Mosque

Just one month after announcing that the world-famous Hagia Sophia, originally a Byzantine cathedral, would be converted back into a mosque , Turkish President Erdogan has inflamed tensions yet again by announcing that another Christian Church would be converted into a mosque. The deeply symbolic move comes during a period of tension between Islamic Turkey […]

HOW DID KHAZARS INFECT THE EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE OR BYZANTINE EMPIRE TO RULE THE CATHOLIC EMPIRE? HERE IS THE TIMELINE OF THE FACTS

HOW DID KHAZARS INFECT THE EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE OR BYZANTINE EMPIRE TO RULE THE CATHOLIC EMPIRE? HERE IS THE TIMELINE OF THE FACTS MULTIPLE KHAZAR EMPERORS INFECTED THE EASTERN CHRISTIAN ROMAN EMPIRE WITH PAGAN IDOLS & ICONS  732 AD-741 AD The Byzantine Eastern Roman Empire was under threat of invasion from the then powerful military […]

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