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Daily Sabah

Daily Sabah
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:41:15 -0700

The conquest of Constantinople deserves more than just some reading about Ottoman statesmen and war accounts. On the contrary, the great Byzantine Empire, which was founded in the fourth century, should not be seen as an enemy behind the city walls.
 
Chicago Tribune
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:16:29 -0700

Comprising 63 works, "Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium From Greek Collections" is a modestly sized exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago that in its considerable range captures the opulence and splendor of the Byzantine Empire, as well as the ...
 
Huffington Post UK
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:56:31 -0700

They could take some solace - and learn some lessons - from the Byzantine Empire. Much maligned and long ignored (the word 'Byzantine' is highly pejorative), Byzantium was a highly successful state that survived more than a thousand years. Above all ...
 
Camp Lejeune Globe
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:18:45 -0700

Hanson was part of a small team of Marines and sailors who spent a week conducting a Professional Military Education session learning about the unique strategic significance the Lombardi Castle, located in Enna, Siciliy, served during the Byzantine Empire.
 
Washington Post (blog)
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:59:25 -0700

But as the video shows, the territory that is now Ukraine has undergone all sorts of transformations -- from being the province of Turkic tribes to a remote outpost of the Byzantine empire to lands administered by the Poles, Austro-Hungarian empire and ...
 
AINA
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 21:18:45 -0700

The Battle of Manzikert occurred in 1071, when the Seljuk Turks decisively defeated the leading Christian power of that era, the Byzantine Empire. In sum, Erdogan shares the same goal as ISIS -- the restoral of an Islamic caliphate -- even if they ...

ISN

ISN
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:55:39 -0700

The security strategy of the Byzantine Empire comes easily to mind. Constantinople outlasted Rome by a thousand years. How? In part by making the most of its limited resources. For centuries, the extensive eastern land frontier – the western part of ...

TravelPulse (blog)

TravelPulse (blog)
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:03:45 -0700

Although it wasn't on any important trade routes, due to its size and wealth, Ani traded with the Byzantine Empire, Persian Empire, the Arabs and small nations in Russia and Central Asia. Unfortunately, today Ani is actually quite neglected by the ...
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