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History of the Varangian Guard and Their Effectiveness

The Varyags of Miklagaard, also more commonly known as the Varangian Guard of Constantinople (hence the runic markings in Hagia Sophia). They were an...

The Latin Empire of Constantinople (1204 – 1261)

In June 1203 the crusaders of the 4th crusade attacked the city of Constantinople on request of the Byzantine prince Alexius. Alexus III fled...

History of the Kingdom of Aragon

The kingdom of Aragon was a kingdom in northeastern Spain, roughly coextensive with the modern autonomous community of Aragon. The name Aragon comes from...

The conqueror of Constantinople – Story of Mehmed II Fatih

Mehmed II Fatih (the Conqueror) is born March 30 1432 in Adrianople as the fourth son of Murad II. Little is known for his...

Prussian Crusade and the Stand for Paganism

As the Polish people were Christianized, and the Kingdom of Poland was established, seeking to conquer the lands that bordered the Baltic Sea, they...

History of the Floating City – Republic of Venice

Early history After the fall of the Western Roman Empire, and as the power of Byzantine became weaker in north Italy, the Lombard hordes began...

The Golden Age of the First Bulgarian Empire- Tsar Simeon I the Great

Nicholas Mystikos, patriarch of the Eastern Church from 901 to 907, and from 912 to 925, in one of the letters addressed to Simeon...

The Man Behind the Blood – The Story of Vlad the Impaler

Early Life Vlad III, son of Vlad Dracul meaning Dragon, was given the nickname Dracula, or Son of the Dragon, the Impaler for his gruesome...

Kalmar Union – Union Between Norway, Sweden and Denmark

Creation of the union The Hanseatic League, commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds and their market towns, dominated the economic affairs of the Baltic....

History of the Mongol Army Roster and Tactics

The Mongol Empire at its zenith was the second largest empire the world has ever known in history; from the Pacific Ocean to Eastern...

The Story and Formation of the Kingdom of Castile

Castilla, Spanish for Castile, “the land of castles” is first used in about 800 AD for a small area under the Cantabrian Mountains. Castile...

End of an Era – The Fall of The Western Roman Empire

The fall of the Roman Empire in 476 marked the end of the Ancient world and the start of the Middle Ages. When talking...

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History of the Varangian Guard and Their Effectiveness

The Varyags of Miklagaard, also more commonly known as the Varangian Guard of Constantinople (hence the runic markings in Hagia Sophia). They were an...

The Latin Empire of Constantinople (1204 – 1261)

In June 1203 the crusaders of the 4th crusade attacked the city of Constantinople on request of the Byzantine prince Alexius. Alexus III fled...

History of the Kingdom of Aragon

The kingdom of Aragon was a kingdom in northeastern Spain, roughly coextensive with the modern autonomous community of Aragon. The name Aragon comes from...

The conqueror of Constantinople – Story of Mehmed II Fatih

Mehmed II Fatih (the Conqueror) is born March 30 1432 in Adrianople as the fourth son of Murad II. Little is known for his...

Prussian Crusade and the Stand for Paganism

As the Polish people were Christianized, and the Kingdom of Poland was established, seeking to conquer the lands that bordered the Baltic Sea, they...