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Constantinople 2nd view...obviously the greatest fortified city on earth

~ Living a Beautiful Life ~ Constantinople view.obviously the greatest fortified city on earth

The citadel of Berat, Albania with the 13th-century Byzantine Church of the Holy Trinity by Vindenis

Turismo Dentale Albania, Dentisti Albania www.it/turismo-dentale-albania/

As a part of our Art History for Kids: Byzantine Art, we will talk about the arts in Constantinople, included architecture, painting, mosaic and many other art expressions.

As a part of our Art History for Kids: Byzantine Art, we will talk about the arts in Constantinople, included architecture, painting, mosaic and many other art expressions. - Art for kids

Mystras/Byzantine church    Mystras was a fortified town in Morea (the medieval Peloponnese), on Mt. Taygetos, near ancient Sparta.

*GREECE ~ Mystras/Byzantine church Mystras was a fortified town in the Morea (the medieval Peloponnese), on Mt. Taygetos, near ancient Sparta

Chlemoutsi (Greek: Χλεμούτσι or Χλουμούτσι) is a medieval castle in the northwest of the Elis regional unit, Greece, 12 km west of Andravida, 13 km southwest of Lechaina and 6 km south of Kyllini. It was built by the Crusader rulers of the Principality of Achaea as their main stronghold, and is perhaps the finest fortification of the early Frangokratia period preserved in Greece

Chlemoutsi (Greek: Χλεμούτσι or Χλουμούτσι) is a medieval castle in the northwest of the Elis regional unit, Greece, 12 km west of Andravida, 13 km southwest of Lechaina and 6 km south of Kyllini. It was built by the Crusader rulers of the Principality of Achaea as their main stronghold, and is perhaps the finest fortification of the early Frangokratia period preserved in Greece

The Theodosian Walls are the fortifications of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire, which were first built during the reign of Theodosius II (408-450 CE). Sometimes known as the Theodosian Long Walls, they built upon and extended earlier fortifications so that the city became impregnable to enemy sieges for 800 years. The fortifications were the largest and strongest ever built in either the ancient or medieval worlds.

Theodosian Walls

Walls of Constantinople - Early Middle Ages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Reconstruction of an early 10th-century Byzantine bireme dromon by John H. Pryor, based on references in the Tactica of Emperor Leo VI the Wise. Notice the lateen sails, the full deck, the fore- and mid-castles, and the Greek fire siphon in the prow. The above-water spur is evident in the bow, while the captain's tent and the two steering oars are located at stern.

A dromon (δρόμων, "runner") was a type of galley and the most important warship…

Beekeeping has been a practice going back to ancient times, and during the Middle Ages one could find many farms that kept beehives and collected honey. However, few medieval texts offer indepth information on how this was done. One

Medieval Beekeeping - Beekeeping has been a practice going back to ancient times, and during the Middle Ages one could find many farms that kept beehives and collected honey. However, few medieval texts offer indepth information on how this was done.

Orvieto Cathedral | Italian gothic

These columns were just something extra i found as a great visual for Italian Gothic, gold elements from the Byzantine like era. The swirls around add grandeur to buildings of status.

Castle of Archangelos Rhodos

Castle of Archangelos Rhodos

exploring the Byzantine castle town of Mystras in the Peloponnese, Greece Click through for a journey back in time!

Exploring Mystras

Exploring the ruins of Mystras' castle town in the Peloponnese. Mystras was an important castle of the Byzantine Empire.

the Byzantine castle town of Mystras in Peloponnese, Greece is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Exploring Mystras

Exploring the ruins of Mystras' castle town in the Peloponnese. Mystras was an important castle of the Byzantine Empire.

Castle of Mikro Chorio of Tilos island Dodecanese

Castle of Mikro Chorio of Tilos island Dodecanese

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