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John II Komnenos “the Handsome” was emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 1118 CE to 1143 CE. John, almost constantly on campaign throughout his reign, would continue the military successes of his father Alexios I with significant victories in the Balkans, Armenia, and Asia Minor. The Byzantine Empire, thus, regained something of its former sparkle and the respect of its rivals across the Mediterranean.

John II Komnenos “the Handsome” was emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 1118 CE to 1143 CE. John, almost constantly on campaign throughout his reign, would continue the military successes of his father Alexios I with significant victories in the Balkans, Armenia, and Asia Minor. The Byzantine Empire, thus, regained something of its former sparkle and the respect of its rivals across the Mediterranean.

The Chora - full length mosaic of a martyr - 14th century mosaic.  Many of the images from this well preserved 14th century late Byzantine church show both the left and the right side of the cloak with the tablion on the front.  Most of the time the cloak is thrown over the right shoulder obscuring what if anything is there.

The Chora - full length mosaic of a martyr

This is Constantine Porphyrogennetos with his wife Eirene Raoulaina.  Constantine was born in 1261 and died in 1306

This is Constantine Porphyrogennetos with his wife Eirene Raoulaina. Constantine was born in 1261 and died in 1306

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Roman/Byzantine architecture illustrations, portraits and Scenes, by Antoine Helbert - Historum - History Forums

They were from the restoration era under the reign of Basil and depicted in the south and north tympanum on the lower register. Ignatius the Younger ...

They were from the restoration era under the reign of Basil and depicted in the south and north tympanum on the lower register. Ignatius the Younger .

The column of Constantine which still stands upright and is known as Çemberlitaş was erected in the centre of the square.

A very impressive reconstruction of the imperial statue and the porphyry column in Constantine's Forum ca. Tayfun Oner - would love to see specimen marble of this carved one day.

Portus Theodosiacus

Byzantium 1200 is a project aimed at creating computer reconstructions of the Byzantine Monuments located in Istanbul, TURKEY as of year 1200 AD