Tagged: Byzantine Empire

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia (Istanbul)

The Hagia Sophia has a long an rich history and is one of the most famous buildings in Europe. The building is breathtaking both from the outside and the inside.

The First Crusade

The First Crusade – Extra History

The Crusades were one of the defining aspects of European medieval history. When the pope called for the First Crusade, one of the goals was support for the Byzantine Empire, however this goal seemed to go out of focus quickly.