Maslama puts Constantinople under siege. The Romans look to the heavens for a sign that God still favours them.
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I was waiting for this for awhile but as usual the History of Byzantium does not disappoint. I like the way you set the eposide up. Often with history it is easy to see things through the lens of our society and project the’s biases into the history we are reading. Movies do this a lot. It is interesting to observe the similarity in the way we think versus our ancestors. I don’t think we are all that much different either. Say someone is in a bad accident and they are the only one to survive, we often say it is a miracle they are still alive. I suppose it is the way we as humans are hard wired to perceive the world around us.
Although I am curious as for the name of the documentary where Greek Fire was tested and used.