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The Greek-Roman Empress Who Did Everything to Stay in Power

Irene of Athens was the first Roman empress to rule in her own right as regent, between 797 and 802 AD. Although she ruled...

Tavuk Gogsu, Kazandibi and its Roman-Byzantine Origins

Tavuk gogsu literally means chicken breast in Turkish. This dessert, which very few people know about and even fewer know how to prepare, is...

Grave of Roman Doctor Buried 2,000 Years Ago Uncovered

Archaeologists have uncovered the burial site of a doctor who died about 2,000 years ago close to the city of Jászberény in central Hungary,...

The Greek Jeweler who Created the Bulgari Fashion Empire

Bulgari, also known as BVLGARI within fashion circles, is an iconic luxury brand thanks to its high quality jewelry, watches, and accessories

Pyrrhus of Epirus, the Ancient Greek King who Fought the Romans

Pyrrhus of Epirus (319/318–272 BC) was an ancient Greek general and statesman, widely regarded by his contemporaries and modern historians alike as one of...

Greek Fire: The Weapon That Protected the Byzantine Empire

Greek fire was a mysterious incendiary weapon that helped the mighty Byzantine Empire survive and ensure its vast sovereignty for centuries

How the New Year Was Celebrated in Alexander the Great’s Empire

Celebrating the arrival of the New Year is a popular custom around the world, as it has been for thousands of years. We find...

Nikopolis: An Extraordinary Time Capsule of Roman-Era Greece

Greece plans to apply to UNESCO to have Nikopolis included on its list of World Heritage sites marking places of enormous historical importance to...

How Did the Byzantines (Eastern Romans) Celebrate Christmas?

In the fourth century AD, the Romans abandoned the Classical pagan pantheon for Christianity. This meant swapping Saturnalia festivities for Christmas celebrations. From these...

Marcus Aurelius, the Roman Emperor Who Embraced Greek Philosophy

The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius ruled over the classical world's most powerful empire. In addition to his achievements as a ruler, military strategist, and...