Posts about Byzantine Empire

The Sounding Blog

In Defense of Orthodoxy

“Only Begotten Son and Immortal Word of God, Who for our salvation didst will to be incarnate of the holy Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary, Who without…

Nov 15, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The Theology of Gender – 15. The social dimension of matrimony in Byzantium

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara Although Christian marriage places spirituality at its center, the social dimension of matrimony was kept in the Byzantine era…

Jun 07, 2017
The Sounding Blog

A Year of Filming on Three Continents to Produce This Documentary on Byzantium

Even though the city of Rome fell in the fifth century, the Roman Empire continued in its Eastern lands for hundreds of years. Nowadays, historians call…

Dec 23, 2014
The Sounding Blog

BBC Documentary: Art of Eternity, The Glory of Byzantium

“The Art of Eternity” is a series of three one-hour documentaries on Christian art. Hosted by Andrew Graham-Dixon and first broadcast on BBC…

Dec 10, 2014
Orthodox News

Getty Iris: What Did the Byzantine Empire Smell Like?

If you lived at the time of the Byzantine Empire, what would your daily life be like? Read about this attempt to recreate the scents of worship, home,…

Jul 07, 2014