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David Forrester 12h
ivory, the Taking Down from the Cross
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David Forrester 12h
ivory of the Mother of God Hodigetria
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History of Eritrea May 3
In 615, prior to his victory at . The also sent 15 of his followers to Adulis in an attempt to counter power in the region, making Eritrea one of the earliest non-Arabian sites for contact with .
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Wounded to Work 16h
917 (1102 years ago): Battle of Acheloos: Tsar Simeon I of decisively defeats a army.
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Denev Iconography Jul 25
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Ancient History Encyclopedia Aug 17
In this issue, all that glitters is gold! goes east and visits the vibrant culture, art, and life of the Empire. Get the latest issue here:
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Karatolios K. Aug 18
Greek Fire and its contribution to might e-book. Get it with 2.99$!
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Tom Ljevar Jul 21
Sort of an ancient Pachinko machine: 5thC gambling machine with scenes of chariot racing (played with little balls); from . Museum für Byzantinische Kunst, Berlin
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Medievalists.net Aug 7
How Hagia Sophia was Built
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Francesco Imma Ricciardi Aug 19
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Wounded to Work Aug 16
963 (1056 years ago): Nikephoros II Phokas is crowned emperor of the Empire.
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Archaeology & Art May 23
Roman Key Ring with Inscription. Date: A.D. 4th century. Culture: . Medium: Gold. Source: .
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Rome & Byzantium Jul 7
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Peter Sandham May 21
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CLARE UCalgary Aug 16
Historic puns are the best puns! RT : On , check out this 12th-13th century seal: . The inscription is a pun! It's a play on words between "Savior" & the owner's name.
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Rome & Byzantium Jul 8
Reliquary Box with Scenes from the Life of John the Baptist, 1300s, , Cleveland Museum of Ar
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Dumbarton Oaks 5h
Sign up now for the opening event celebrating our new special exhibition Ornament: Fragments of Byzantine Fashion! The event is on September 19th—find out more about the exhibition and reserve your spot today: .
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History Print Films 12h
Restoration of an ancient Constantine-Helena church completed in Turkey
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Alberto Miguel Fernandez 14h
Foundation of is celebrated today on the day of King Saint Stephen of Hungary (d. 1038). The crown that bears his name is the only confirmed crown to have survived to our time. Made in Constantinople in the 1070s under Emperor Michael VII Doukas.
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Today In History 23h
20 Aug 636: forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid capture and Palestine from the Empire during the Battle of Yarmouk. It is the first wave of conquests outside Arabia. Khalid commanded the forces of under the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
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