byzantine

  1. No Byzantine population transfers in Armenia

    from what ive read it appears that the byzantine government had a policy of transfering armenians out of their home areas and to other parts of the empire and emporor Constantine IX Monomachos even disbanded a large army stationed in the eastern frontier. that left armenia and eastern anatolia...
  2. TheWitheredStriker

    WI: Trebizond recaptures Constantinople from the Latin Empire instead of Nicaea

    The first thread I made on this forum, hoping all goes well with it. If something's off, please let me know. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Would it have been possible, following the...
  3. The Flame that Burns Brightest: Romans, Mongols, and Black Powder

    Hey all, This thread will be where I post the first part for my TL which will span into three parts: Romans, Mongols, and Black Powder. The timeline will feature a Byzantine Empire that develops gunpowder creating a continental sized gunpowder empire in the middle ages, and eventually coming to...
  4. The Children of Eranshahr

    From the Chronographia of Saint Theophilus of Antioch Now, amongst the soldiers who opposed Emperor Maurice, a man named “Phokas” emerged as their leader. The soldiers plotted to overthrow Maurice and install Phokas as the new Emperor. However, many among the ranks of the army remained loyal...
  5. The Eternal Flame: A Persian Timeline
    Threadmarks: The Roman-Persian War

    From “The Sassanid Empire: A Complete History” by Ardashir Yazdegerdi The last and greatest of many wars between the Romans and Persians would end in 626 with the successful Siege of Constantinople by the Persians(and their Avar and Slavic allies) under the command of the spahbed[1]...
  6. Romans lift the siege of Damascus (634)

    As some one who thinks their speciality is the 7th century Iam kinda of sick of yarmourk and Sebastopolis I get it they are the one that make more change but there is more to it so I propose this What if while Heraclius sent his men to the eagle pass and Khalid left whether to sending the...
  7. Henderson

    The Justiniad --- A Heraclian Timeline
    Threadmarks: Prologue: Justinian II

    The Justiniad --- A Heraclian Timeline Prologue Justinian II stood outside of his tent, looking at the shoreline. The sun was setting, and the battle won, the fields of Sebastopolis stained red with the blood of Romans and Arabs alike. The sound of the waves relaxed him, the smell of the...
  8. WI: Nicopolis Crusade Succeeds

    The Nicopolis Crusade was a failed effort in 1396 to stop the expansion of the Ottoman Empire. Lack of competent leadership, numbers, and supplies was what doomed the expedition and allowed Bayezid of the Ottoman Empire to mop them up. Assuming the crusade was able to get more numbers (England...
  9. Hellenic languages and nations diverge like Romance ones

    What can we do to have Hellenic languages, nations, and peoples diverge after the fall of the Eastern Roman Empire in much the same way as their Western counterparts? Despite the Eastern Empire lasting far longer than the West, Greek culture died out in Anatolia whilst Latin culture survived in...
  10. WI: Justinian flees during the Nika Riots

    What if Justinian Fled Constantinople during the Nika riots ? Who would succeed him? Can he retake the throne at any point?
  11. Averious

    Our Fractured Crown: An Eastern Roman Timeline
    Threadmarks: An Author's Starting Word

    "It is easier to find men whom are willing to volunteer themselves unto death, than those whom are willing to endure pain with patience," - Gaius Julius Caesar -- No, your eyes do not deceive you. Yes, I have returned, and yes this is an entirely new thread with the same name as the previous...
  12. TL Planning/Brainstorming : Mu’awiya takes Constantinople

    I am planning to do a TL where the Umayyads take Constantinople under Mu’awiya . 1. My plan is too have a Islamic Greek speaking State 2. The PoD is under Mu’awyia . now its unknown when the siege actually took place , so i will just invent an ATL siege. 3. The Second Fitna or a parallel will...
  13. Sevarics

    WI: Khosrow II accepts Heraclius’s peace offer in 615 ?

    As the tin says, what if Khosrow II accepted the offer Heraclius made in 615 when, per Wikipedia, he “agreed to stand down and was about ready to allow the Byzantine Empire to become a Persian client state, even permitting Khosrow II to choose the emperor.[20] In a letter delivered by his...
  14. PC: Byzantine Expansion into Europe

    Assuming that during the Macedonian dynasty makes the necessary reforms are taken that allow the government to run far more smoothly and without any major screw-ups for the empire, how much former Roman territory can be realistically reclaimed and consolidated? In a previous thread it was...
  15. FLAYvian1310

    Through Light and Ashes: The Legacy of the Ostrogoths
    Threadmarks: 01: The Phoenix Rises

    A/N: Hello all! I am back with another new TL. This one however will cover a different perspective from most of my TLs, as this will be focused on the Ostrogoths following from Totila. This will also be alot more long form than my Roman ones, as it will cover over centuries, much like Freedom's...
  16. Laskaris vs Palaiologos, of better futures for Rhomania.

    Greetings all, long time lurker first time poster. I've long enjoyed some of the Roman TLs on this site, especially those regarding some of the later PODs such as a longer lived Theodore II Laskaris. Inspired by Issacs's Empire and Age of Miracles (kudos to the authors of those masterworks!)...
  17. Sevarics

    WI: Christopher Lekapenos does not predecease his father Emperor Romanos I Lekapenos?

    IOTL, Romanos I Lekapenos made his eldest and favorite son, Christopher, co-emperors with himself and his son in lawKonstantinos Macedon. However, before anything substantial came about from his elevation to co-emperor, Christopher passed away before Romanos, eventually paving the way for his...
  18. TheLionOfJudah

    Res Gestae Imperatorum --- The Deeds of the Emperors, a Julio-Claudian TL
    Threadmarks: Preface

    RES · GESTÆ · IMPERATORVM LIBRI Book I: Caesar Augustus (Lost) Book II: Lucius Book III: Tiberius Book IV: Flavian Book V: Lucius [II] Flavius Book VI: Aurelian Book VII: Tiberius [II] Aurelius More to come later Preface Before I recount to you the lives and the...
  19. Sevarics

    WI: Theodore Komnenos Doukas, Emperor of Thessalonica, captures Constantinople in 1230

    As the tin says, what if Theodore Komnenos Doukas, Emperor of Thessalonica, avoided being defeated by the Bulgarians and successfully captured Constantinople in 1230? Up until his defeat and capture by the Bulgarians, Theodore and the Empire of Thessalonica had been expanding rapidly in the...
  20. Emperor Max

    The First New England - Nova Anglia TL

    Nova Anglia: The First New England Compiled from Newly Discovered Sources from the Collection of Marios Antonas Resistance Against The Normans and Beginning The Anglo-Saxon Government-in-Exile was established on October 14, 1066 after William the Conqueror's victory against Harold Godwinson at...
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