Reference address : https://www.ellopos.net/elpenor/greek-texts/greek-resources-constantinople-4.asp

ELPENOR - Home of the Greek Word


Select On-line Greek Resources 


Constantinoupolis
on the web


Constantinople and the West

 

Coin of Emperor Constantine XI Palaeologus Dragasis

ELPENOR EDITIONS IN PRINT

Icon of the Christ and New Testament Reader

Bartholomew of Constantinople, On the union with Rome

Pope Benedict XVI, The Papal Science

Aspects of Byzantium in Modern Popular Music

Papacy - The Plague of Christianity

Κόντογλου, Κατὰ Ἑνωτικῶν

Byzantium : The 'alternative' history of Europe, by David Turner

  Constantinople and Rome : A Survey of the Relations between the Byzantine and the Roman Churches, by M. V. Anastos

Byzantium and the West, by A. Laiou 

The Great Schism (1054): The Estrangement of Eastern and Western Christendom, by K. Ware

The Greek East and the Latin West, by Ph. Sherrard (at Amazon)

Byzantines in Renaissance Italy, by J. Harris - Cf. more on Renaissance Italy

Greek Literature - Ancient, Medieval, Modern

Constantinople Home Page

 

  Blocked from Europe by the impregnable walls of Constantinople and the unyielding spirit of the Emperor and his people, the armies of the Prophet were obliged to travel the entire length of the Mediterranean to the Straits of Gibraltar before they could invade the continent - thus extending their lines of communication and supply almost to breaking point and rendering impossible any permanent conquests beyond the Pyrenees. Had they captured Constantinople in the seventh century rather than the fifteenth, all Europe - and America - might be Muslim today.

From: J. J. Norwich, Byzantium, the Early Centuries

Rock Around Byzantium
Next Page

Constantinople Home Page

Greek Literature - Ancient, Medieval, Modern

Post a question / Start a discussion

Three Millennia of Greek Literature



Learned Freeware

 

Reference address : https://www.ellopos.net/elpenor/greek-texts/greek-resources-constantinople-4.asp