Tag: Byzantine Empire

La Ravenna che (perhaps) non ti aspetti

Testo e immagini di Luca Palumbo Arrivare a Ravenna, per un occhio inesperto (e impreparato), è un’esperienza incredibile. Di quelle che non scordi più. Entrare nelle basiliche bizantine e scoprire i mosaici in tutto il loro splendore può essere un…

Italy Medieval, Clipboard History

Patrizio Rossi All information collected here are available on the net, therefore any errors and / or incompleteness are not attributable to my person. I invite all of you, and any interested readers to take my research as a stimulus for your…

The massacre of the colonies in Constantinople in italic 1182

Gladis Alicia Pereyra. The hatred in 1182 pushed the Greeks to make a massacre in the Latin Quarter of Constantinople, had distant origins. The awakening of Europe had occurred from time; the bloody raids of the barbarian peoples, that had devastated for…

Byzantium, history of an Empire – 4part

Ornella Mariani. Empire of Trebizond Alexios I Komnenos by 1204 to the 1222; Andronicus I Gidos, from 1222 to the 1235; John I Axiouch, from 1235 to the 1238; Manuele I, from 1238 to the 1263; Andronico II, from 1263 to the 1266; George,…

Byzantium, history of an Empire – 3part

Ornella Mariani. The Rebirth After the dramatic sack, blessed and legitimized by Pope Innocent III, the Latins could not occupy all the territories of the East and a group of skilled and daring Sovereign guaranteed the independence of refugees, establishing small states located…

Byzantium, history of an Empire – 2part

Ornella Mariani. I Comnenus That of the Komnenos, whose members were known for the energetic leadership ability, was certainly the most prestigious family in Byzantine history. The Empire was reduced to Thrace, Macedonia, Greece and a handful of…

Byzantium, history of an Empire – 1part

Ornella Mariani. Morto Teodosio I, the 17 January 395 the division of the Roman Empire became final. As the two territories was, in theory an, Common Control apportioning Only Seats, In practice, well separated in organisms that…