Aug 022015
 

From The History of the Byzantine Empire, we find that Julian manages to alienate much of Antioch and then meets his swan song in Persia.

Source: The Last Pagan Emperor | The History of the Byzantine Empire

They raised him on their shields in a moment of great happiness and triumph! | The History of the Byzantine Empire

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Jul 312015
 

 

 

Julian rides the tiger.

 

The History of the Byzantine Empire‘s examination of the improbable rise of Julian the Apostate.  The story continues as he finds himself acclaimed as emperor by the legions under his command, must to his cousin Constantius’ anger and dismay.  Good times!

Source: They raised him on their shields in a moment of great happiness and triumph! | The History of the Byzantine Empire

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