Videssos
Videssos is a series of fantasy novels series by Harry Turtledove.
Julian (novel)
Julian is a 1964 novel by Gore Vidal, a work of historical fiction written primarily in the first person dealing with the life of the Roman emperor Flavius Claudius Julianus, (known to Christians as J...
Acritic songs
The Acritic songs (Greek: Ακριτικά τραγούδια "frontiersmen songs") are the heroic or epic poetry that emerged in the Byzantine Empire probably around the 9th century. The songs celebrated the expl...
Song of Armouris
The Song of Armouris or Armoures (Greek: Ἄσμα τοῦ Ἀρμούρη) is a heroic Byzantine ballad, and probably one of the oldest surviving acritic songs, dating from the 11th century. Its plot is based on ...
Belisarius series
The Belisarius Series is a fictional saga in the alternate history and military history sub-genres of science fiction, written by American authors David Drake and Eric Flint. Its protagonist is a real...
The Stolen Throne
The Stolen Throne is a fantasy novel written by Harry Turtledove and set in the Videssos universe. It is the first book in the Time of Troubles tetralogy. The events depicted are strongly based on the...
Bélisaire
Bélisaire is a banned 1767 French novel on the life of the Byzantine general Belisarius by Jean-François Marmontel. It popularised the apochryphal tale of his being reduced to beggary by Justinian I d...
Belisarius Begging for Alms
Belisarius Begging for Alms (French: Bélisaire demandant l'aumône) is a large-format (288 × 312 cm) history painting in oil on canvas by Jacques-Louis David. It depicts the Byzantine general ...
Count Belisarius
Count Belisarius is a historical novel by Robert Graves, first published in 1938, recounting the life of the Byzantine general Belisarius (AD 500–565).Just as Graves's Claudius novels (I, Claudius and...
A Struggle for Rome
Struggle for Rome (alternatively A Fight for Rome) is an historical novel written by Felix Dahn (under the original title Ein Kampf um Rom which appeared in 1876).
After the death of Theodoric the...
King Rother
King Rother or König Rother [ˈkøːnɪk ˈʁoːtɐ] is the earliest Spielmannsdichtung known to historians. It has many of the qualities of a fairy tale. Only one complete manuscript exists from the twelfth ...
Agent of Byzantium
Agent of Byzantium is a collection of short stories by Harry Turtledove, centred on the exploits of the eponymous Basil Argyros, a Byzantine secret agent. The stories are set in an alternate 14th cent...
Digenes Akritas
Digenes Akrites (Greek: Διγενῆς Ἀκρίτης, [ðiʝeˈnis aˈkritis]), known in folksongs as Digenes Akritas (Διγενῆς Ἀκρίτας, [aˈkritas]) and also transliterated as Digenis Akritis, is the most famous of...
Belisario
Belisario (Belisarius) is a tragedia lirica (tragic opera) in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. Salvadore Cammarano wrote the Italian libretto after Luigi Marchionni's adaptation of Eduard von Schenk's...
Attila (TV miniseries)
Attila (also known as Attila the Hun in the UK) is an American TV miniseries set during the waning days of the Western Roman Empire, in particular during the invasions of the Huns in Europe.
The ...
The Palaeologian Dynasty. The Rise and Fall of Byzantium
The Palaeologian Dynasty. The Rise and Fall of Byzantium is a trilogy novel describing the last dynasty of Byzantium, written by Greek author George Leonardos. For this trilogy the author was awarded ...
Sailing to Byzantium
"Sailing to Byzantium" is a poem by William Butler Yeats, first published in the 1928 collection The Tower. It comprises four stanzas in ottava rima, each made up of eight ten-syllable lines. It uses ...
Theodora (1921 film)
Theodora (Italian: Teodora) is a 1921 Italian silent film dramatization of the life of the Byzantine empress Theodora. Its survival status is classified as being unknown, which suggests that it i...
Crusades (BBC TV series)
Crusades was a 1995 historical documentary series presented by former Monty Python member Terry Jones. It looked at The Crusades and included elements of black comedy.
The first episode recounts B...
The Sarantine Mosaic
The Sarantine Mosaic is a historical fantasy duology by Guy Gavriel Kay, comprising Sailing to Sarantium and Lord of Emperors. The titles of the novels are an allusion to poet W. B. Yeats.The story's ...
Videssos cycle
The Videssos cycle (sometimes also referred to as the Lost Legion series) is a fantasy novel series by Harry Turtledove and set in the Videssos fictional universe. Turtledove uses his knowledge of Byz...