Varangian Guard

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Almost Varangian, but stunning contrast and nice geometric

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Varangian

Varangian

varangian guard vs pecheneg

varangian guard vs pecheneg

Battle of Abydos,13 Apr 989 AD by Giuseppe Rava. - notice the tattoos on the Varangian warriors in the forground, which were basically Viking mercenaries in the service, here, of a Russin Prince.

Battle of Abydos,13 Apr 989 AD by Giuseppe Rava. - notice the tattoos on the Varangian warriors in the forground, which were basically Viking mercenaries in the service, here, of a Russin Prince.

Varangian Guards at Court, 1351 - Osprey Publishing

Varangian Guards at Court, 1351 - Osprey Publishing

Emperor Alexius V and his Varangian guard. Fall of Constantinople 1204. Osprey publishing.

Historical Warrior Illustration Series Part XIX

Giuseppe Rava Giuseppe Rava was born in Faenza in 1963. He is a self-taught artist. He has graciously put up most of these works on his website, while the rest I found online in blogs.

Varangian Guards in the Balkans, 1020-1050 - Osprey Publishing

Varangian Guards in the Balkans, 1020-1050 - Osprey Publishing

Helm Valsgard II

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Helm Valsgard II

New Varangian Guard at Abbey Medieval Festival

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Map of Byzantium around 1045 showing the different themes

Byzantio: Photo

All about the 1000 year long history & art of the Eastern Roman Empire, aka Byzantine Empire.

Chora Church Museum Istanbul

Amazing detail, workmanship and opulence for a structure built over a period from 1000 to 1700 years ago. Shot handheld (tripods and flash are forbidden).

Kilij Arslan II, of the Sultanate of Rûm defeated  Byzantine Emperor Manuel I Komnenos at the Battle of Myriokephalon in 1176. It was to be the final, unsuccessful effort by the Byzantines to recover the interior of Anatolia from the Seljuk Turks.

Sipahi by SBraithwaite on DeviantArt

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The Doors of the Amalfi Cathedral; Cast in Constantinople before 1066, and signed by Simeon of Syria, the cathedral’s bronze doors are the earliest in Italy of post-Roman manufacture.

Byzantio: Photo

All about the 1000 year long history & art of the Eastern Roman Empire, aka Byzantine Empire.

.:. 11th century bloodstone cameo with Saint George from Constantinople.

Byzantio

11th century bloodstone cameo with Saint George from Constantinople.

byzantine cavalry charge

byzantine cavalry charge

late roman

late roman