The 9th century was a period of amazing social and political change in the Balkans. We follow the Khans as they plot a path toward recognition of their right to exist. Period: 802-912 Download: The… Source: Episode 115 – The Rise of Bulgaria
Originally posted on The History of Byzantium:
The Empire c900 AD With the Caliphate in decline the Romans take a greater interest in the Armenian lands on their eastern border. We explore the fragmented landscape and politics of Armenia and take a quick glance at Cilicia and the forts beyond. Period: 802-912 Download: The Frontier RSS…
There are worse ways to spend a Sunday.
Per today’s Daily Prompt, here’s something about being a Tourist. Best wishes to Istanbul in these dark times.
I got dumped again, and I’m not happy about it. I hate how lonely I feel when I’m single. But to be honest, even when with I’m with someone, I often feel alone. And I have come to realize that this, and the resentment and frustration that I aways seem to feel before, during, and,… Continue reading Alone Again
Originally posted on The History of the Byzantine Empire:
The marble bust of this Roman Emperor is believed to be Valens or Honorius. Valens was beset by serious problems from the moment he was first appointed by his older brother Valentinian, to rule over the eastern half of the Roman Empire. It can be argued…
Originally posted on www.seanmunger.com:
Did you grow up in the 70s or 80s? If so, you probably remember the nebulously-defined but unforgettable ritual of the Saturday afternoon movie. While the term “Saturday afternoon movie” is not a specific genre of cinema, saying it is bound to evoke certain images in many people’s minds–like…