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EuropeansUnited 16 Nov 18
Replying to @yanisvaroufakis
, . massacred 353.000 Pontian Greeks. , , WE NEVER FORGET. WE NEVER FORGIVE. EXPECT US
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Rome & Byzantium 19 Sep 17
Empire. Emperor John II Komnenos. 1280-1297 (Source: The State Museum, )
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Tom Holland 30 Oct 16
I feel this is a can of worms the President is unwise to open...
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Sev Kirian 15 Oct 16
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Pythika Aug 29
Isn't it funny how a bear likes honey 🐝 I hope it's not Xenophon's 'mad honey'!
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uɐʎɥɔʇɹʞɯ ʞɐɹpǝs 23 Feb 17
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365 Constantinople Days Nov 1
November 1, 1463, emperor David Megas Komnenos, the last roman emperor (continuing beyond Constantinople) is executed, along with his sons, Basil, Manuel, George, and nephew Alexios in occupied , they were made saints by the Patriarchate in 2013.
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Pythika 29 Aug 16
Replying to @Pythika
The Genesis frieze of St Sophia's Illustration from Texier 1864
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365 Constantinople Days Jan 7
, January 8, 1332, death by plague of emp. Andronikos III Megas Komnenos, son of Alexios II, succeeded by son Manuel II. Reigned from October 1330, killed his brothers George & Michael, brother Basil escaped to , but returned to depose Manuel II.
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Byzantine Ambassador 31 Oct 15
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Sev Kirian 3 Sep 16
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Dumbarton Oaks 17 Dec 18
Discover eclipses, a glittering city, plagues, & an Oxford textbook in 2 NEW releases from Dumbarton Oaks Library: •TRIA SUNT •TWO WORKS ON (with 's Encomium). Available Jan 7—preorder now: .
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Dumbarton Oaks 7 Jan 19
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365 Constantinople Days Oct 27
October 28, 312, Battle Of Milvian Bridge, a day after The Vision Constantine defeats Maxentius, becomes sole ruler in west half of the empire. Next year Christianity's made an official religion. 1429, Venetian senate announce plan to strengthen their base in
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Stuart Gourd 6 Jan 19
, , . This was an ancient set of fortification walls around the ancient city of , built around , now lying in ruins. It is on a steep, narrow,…
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Kate Macdonald is reading 17 May 17
When Princess Margaret first read The Towers of at , she laughed so much, the Queen came downstairs to ask what was up.
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R Z 18 Apr 15
Replying to @rostomzavarian
Original EyeWitness Army officer on the deportation of Armenians from and
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365 Constantinople Days Oct 4
, October 5, 610, after personally beheading Phokas, Heraclius is crowned Emperor and later that day marries wife Evdokia in . 1338, Alexios III Megas Komnenos born in , raised in Constantinople from age 1 1/2 to 11, then returns to Trebizond.
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365 Constantinople Days Dec 21
December 22, 1349, Alexios III Megas Komnenos, raised in , arrives in as emperor, sent there by John VI Kantakouzenos, Alexios later married Theodora Kantakouzene Through his daughter Evdokia's marriage he's Constantine XI's step-greatgrandfather
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Tarih Derstir Sep 1
Kogh Castle. A medieval fortress at the southern borders. The name of the fortress is an Armenian local exonym, meaning . It was converted into ‘KOV’ by Turkish folk etymology.
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