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On this day in 1056 AD, Byzantine Empress Theodora passes away

On this day in 1056 AD, Byzantine Empress Theodora passes away

On this day, August 31, in 1056 AD, Byzantine Empress Theodora Porphyrogenita passed away. Theodora was the youngest daughter of Byzantine Emperor Constantine VII and Empress Helena, born in 980 AD. “Born…

May 29, 1453, The Fall of Constantinople 5

May 29, 1453, The Fall of Constantinople

The Fall of Constantinople occurred on May 29, 1453, after a siege which began on April 6. The battle was part of the Byzantine-Ottoman Wars (1265-1453) and is referred to as one…

Perianth Hotel

Ultra chic hotel opens in the heart of Athens

In Agia Eirini, a perfectly situated Byzantine-era square near many of the Greek capital’s major attractions and coolest bars and eateries, you will find Perianth Hotel a chic new hotel with interiors…

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