Eight Bizarre Practices Which Were Considered Normal in the Byzantine Empire

The Byzantine Empire: Tales of Blood and Violence

The word “Byzantine” originates from the ancient Greek colony known as Byzantium, which was established by a man named Byzas. Byzantium’s location on the European side of the Bosporus (the strait between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean) made it an…

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Sal

I am a History Educator and a Lifelong Learner with a Masters in Global History.