Tag Archives: Constantine the Great

Byzantine days in Uppsala

A series of Byzantine events took place in Uppsala on 15-17 October, in collaboration between Greek and Byzantine Studies, Uppsala University, the Uppsala Coin Cabinet, Museum Gustavianum and the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study. Cécile Morrisson held a lecture in … Continue reading

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Motsägelsefull historiesyn

I anslutning till den nya filmen om Konstantin den store och Katarina av Alexandria (se förra inlägget) drar sig NBN till minnes den kolumn i Sveriges största dagstidning hösten 2011 där den bysantinska kristendomen utpekades som roten till allt ont. Enligt kolumnisten … Continue reading

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Cinema: Decline of an Empire (2014)

Finding a film about ancient Rome is never hard. Finding a film about anything Byzantine is quite the opposite. Consequently, when one does unearth a film about something byzantine with it feels necessary to watch it. On principle alone if … Continue reading

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