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When the Byzantine Empire Fought the Vikings

The riches of the Byzantine Empire were coveted by many—from the Vikings in the northwest to the Arabs in the southeast. Constantinople was the Holy Grail. The Vikings, who crossed the Baltic Sea and descended across Eastern Europe, were the...

10 Byzantine Inventions Still Used Today

The Byzantine Empire has made numerous useful contributions to the world. From the fourth to the fifteenth century, in the vast territory ruled by the Byzantines, science, technology, and human ingenuity produced remarkable inventions that shaped various aspects of...

The Mysterious Greek Fire Weapon of the Byzantine Empire

Greek fire was an incendiary weapon used by the Byzantines in naval battles, spewing fire that even burned on water

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

Researchers Discover Crusades Era Grenades in Jerusalem

Researchers have discovered grenades that were used in the time of the Crusades within the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. In a recent study, the remains of elements of the grenades were analyzed and explosive materials were...

PM Mitsotakis: "The Challenge is to Make Mati Much Better Than Before"

  Visiting the seaside town of Mati in Attica on Thursday, two years after the devastating wildfire that gutted the verdant suburb, leaving 102 dead and many homeless, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the main challenge facing his government...

Mati Greece – People Huddle Together in the Sea to Save Themselves from Deadly Fires

Last Monday marked one of the deadliest of fires Greece has seen in Mati, Greece. Greek Reporter published information from the Hellenic Fire Department Arson Agency (DAEE) on Saturday that suggests that the cause of the fires which started in...