Tag Archives: Via Egnatia

Walking back to Byzantium along the Via Egnatia

Have you ever fancied going to Albania? Would you like to walk the route of a famous – and in places intact – Roman road to Byzantium? Visit the Byzantine marvels at Ohrid and experience the sheer romanticism of Lake … Continue reading

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Join the Byzantine digs and expeditions of Balkan Heritage in South Eastern Europe!

I started this blog to make Byzantium ‘live’ for people today. Far from being an obscure subject to be left only to dry academic research (which can sometimes be non-inclusive), I have tried to show that Byzantium does live for … Continue reading

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Via Egnatia Slideshow – Albania & Macedonia

I am just testing out a new feature from WordPress that should enable me to display photos on the blog as a slide show. Some random pictures here from my Via Egnatia trip to Albania and Macedonia in 2009. Related … Continue reading

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myByzantine Blog One Year On

I could not let the first anniversary of myByzantine blog pass without some comment. What started as an attempt to discover whether there was much interest in the subject of Byzantium beyond academia, has developed into something important to me, … Continue reading

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Walking the Via Egnatia 2010

The Via Egnatia Foundation is finalising the plans for the second and final section of the walk, or caravan, along the Via Egnatia which will be completed in two phases in May/June and July this year. The caravan will start … Continue reading

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Poor performance or anti-Greek conspiracy? The campaign to save the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at King’s College London is controversial

When a Dutch friend who had walked the Via Egnatia with me sent me an email in mid-February about a proposal to close or reorganize the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at King’s College London, I could not … Continue reading

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Take a Walk to Byzantium Along the Via Egnatia

Note: the first leg started on 2 May BUT it is possible to join the groups even at short notice. This is not like a package holiday! If you want to join at short notice contact Paula Jansen, paam.jansen[at]gmail.com The … Continue reading

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