Christianization and cultural ‘Byzantinization’ of the Slavs

Here we present selected parts of the very informative paper titled “Byzantium and the Slavs“, by IHOR ŠEVČENKO. Continue reading “Christianization and cultural ‘Byzantinization’ of the Slavs”

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Underestimation and misjudgement of the Muslim threat; a possible reason for the Roman defeat in the 7th century A.D.

“Roman histories and manuals of warfare contain no special wisdom on how to defend Palestine, Syria, or Roman Mesopotamia, or Egypt or what were the best tactics and strategy and forms of military operations to employ in fighting against Arabs. Continue reading “Underestimation and misjudgement of the Muslim threat; a possible reason for the Roman defeat in the 7th century A.D.”

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