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Byzantine studies: Intrigue within, perils without

To the modern mind, the world of Byzantium is by turns fascinating, disturbing and puzzling. The eastern Roman empire and the culture it spawned were a powerful presence in global history for more than a thousand years, roughly from the … Continue reading

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Hungary celebrates 555 years of decisive victory over Turks

Hungary is celebrating a decisive victory over the Ottoman Empire more than 500 years ago, which is still remembered in Catholic countries by the ringing of church bells after the Turks had captured Constantinople. from Digital Journal The Hungarian Parliament … Continue reading

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