The Last Byzantine

The Last Byzantine Barbarian hordes clamor at the gate. Their cannons have been pounding Day and night to turn our walls into dust. The last emperor of our mighty civilization Is putting on his armor, putting on his crown, one more time. The reckless sins of our forefathers Will be paid for this morning with … Continue reading The Last Byzantine

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Final Speech Of The Last Roman Emperor Constantine XI

Constantine Palaologus XI speaks before his officers and allies before the final siege of Constantinople by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed Bey When Constantinople's walls were finally breached, Constantine XI knew there would be no quarter, but he would not flee with the Genoese generals. He died fighting in the streets of Constantinople. "Most noble leader, … Continue reading Final Speech Of The Last Roman Emperor Constantine XI