Library Archive

  • The Library of Constantinople, in the capital city of the Byzantine Empire, was the last of the great libraries of the ancient world. Long after the destruction of the library […]

    Library of Constantinople

    The Library of Constantinople, in the capital city of the Byzantine Empire, was the last of the great libraries of the ancient world. Long after the destruction of the library […]

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  • There was something very odd about the 4th crusade (1202-1204). For one – they didn’t head for the Holy Land, choosing instead to go after Constantinople, then Capital of the […]

    The 4th Crusade

    There was something very odd about the 4th crusade (1202-1204). For one – they didn’t head for the Holy Land, choosing instead to go after Constantinople, then Capital of the […]

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