byzantine empire

  1. EV13SON

    United Balkan States?

    Would any Balkan countries ever consider uniting under a Federal government? Is there any sense of unity between any of the Balkan countries? Are they all satisfied with their current boundaries? Not that I want to give anyone ideas especially in these crazy times :laughing...
  2. Maciamo

    Did the Roman Empire really end with WWI ?

    It may come as a surprise to most people, but from a historian's point of view it makes perfect sense to say that the Roman Empire truly cease to exist in 1918, when the German Empire, Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires were dismantled. Let me explain. The Romans founded Europe's first...
  3. Maciamo

    Longest lived empires/states in history

    Many lists have been written about the most long-lived empires or states in the history of mankind and oddly enough nobody seems to agree on the ranking. That is because it depends how one counts. For example: a) Shall we consider only empires or also kingdoms and republics ? The longest-lived...