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Byzantium By Jack Swenson
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This is story about sailing to unknown. It is the journey of an old man, from a sudden, serious illness to recovery to moving to an assisted living home. It's journey that both frightening and funny.
Byzantium By Charles Morgan
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In 1204, as the Fourth Crusade arrives in Constantinople, diverted by the machinations of the Doge of Venice, so a Roman Princess, Anna Comnena, falls in love with Edward, the English head of the... More > Imperial Guard. As Edward fights again the Norman lords who drove his family out of England, so Anna will have to choose between her love for Edward and her love for her city and the faith it represents.< Less
A Break in Byzantium By Matthew E. Pointon
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Matt Pointon spends three days explore the fragments of Byzantium that survive in and around the modern-day city of Istanbul.
Marching to Byzantium By Brendan Ray
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This is a three novels in one deluxe edition of the Marching to Byzantium Trilogy. Each of the Trilogy's three novels - Sultans, Viziers and Alchemists, Cutting the Throat and the Fall of... More > Constantinople are also available on Lulu.com. The story begins in Winter 1451 when the territorial gains of the Ottoman Turks have pushed the once powerful Byzantine Empire into a small enclave around its capital of Constantinople. Less than 150 miles away,Sultan Murat II rules in Adrianople over a prosperous and expanding realm. His sudden death brings back to the throne his disgraced son, Mehmet. The young Mehmet is determined to assert himself as the new Sultan and conquer Constantinople. His plans face resistance from his Prime Minister Halil-Pasha who wants to maintain peace with the Byzantine Christians.< Less
MARTIN IN BYZANTIUM By M. CLEMENT HALL
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Martin, surgeon on the tournament circuit at the end of the twelth century becomes surgeon to the leaders of the Fourth Crusade which was diverted by the Doge of Venice away from their intention of... More > taking Jerusalem from the Muslims to taking Constantinople from other Christians. Apalled at what has been done, Martin seeks to make amends.< Less
Emperors of Byzantium Book One By Haefen Hassinger
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Emperors of Byzantium is a comedic, dramatized graphic novel of the historical period known in modern times as the Byzantine era. Set in ancient Rome, full of gags, running jokes, and murder.... More > Emperors of Byzantium was created by the father & daughter team of Haefen & Sebastian Hassinger, who don't apologize for any discomfort caused by seeing historical figures whine, joke, cavort, prance and generally make fools of themselves. Book one covers (spoilers!) the period from the death of Marcus Aurelius to the death of Constantine the Great.< Less
Emperors of Byzantium Book One By Haefen Hassinger
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Emperors of Byzantium is a comedic, dramatized graphic novel of the historical period known in modern times as the Byzantine era. Set in ancient Rome, full of gags, running jokes, and murder.... More > Emperors of Byzantium was created by the father & daughter team of Haefen & Sebastian Hassinger, who don't apologize for any discomfort caused by seeing historical figures whine, joke, cavort, prance and generally make fools of themselves. Book one covers (spoilers!) the period from the death of Marcus Aurelius to the death of Constantine the Great.< Less
Leo the Wise (Byzantium: Rise of the Macedonians) By Lars Brownworth
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In the autumn of 886, the newly crowned emperor Leo VI presided over one of the strangest funerals in Byzantine history. The body of the long dead Michael III was dug up from its modest tomb and... More > transported by imperial barge across the Bosporus. There it was carried in an ornate procession to the Church of the Holy Apostles and reverently laid in a sarcophagus that had once belonged to the 5th century emperor Justin I. It was a remarkable honor for a man who had been known in life as Michael the Drunkard, and the watching courtesans couldn’t fail to miss the point. Rumors had swirled in the capital for years that Michael was Leo’s true father and this seemed to dramatically confirm it. For those who looked a step further the audacity was breathtaking. Justin I had been followed on the throne by his far more brilliant nephew. If Michael now occupied his sarcophagus, than the twenty year old Leo had just proclaimed that he was the new Justinian.< Less
Savioress of the West: A Novel of Ancient Byzantium and the Muslim Incursion By Reynold Spector
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This autobiographical novel is told through the eyes of the historical Empress Martina, wife of Heraclius Flavius, who ruled the Eastern Roman Empire from 610 to 641 AD. Together Heraclius and... More > Martina rescued the dying Eastern Roman Empire from the Persians who had recently captured the Middle East and Egypt from the Romans. After an unsuccessful Persian siege of Constantinople, the Empire’s capital, Heraclius, with Martina at his side, took the war—the first Christian Holy War—to the center of Persia and, through generalship worthy of Caesar or Alexander, destroyed the Persian State after 600 years of Roman attempts. However, several years after Heraclius and Martina’s successful victory over the Persians, an incapacitated Heraclius and the Romans were unable to contain the Muslim onslaught that suddenly and unexpectedly appeared out of the Arabian Desert. But with Martina's help in finding the technological weapon, Greek Fire, the Romans halted the Muslim onslaught and their advance into Europe.< Less

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