Advanced Ottoman Artillery and the Erosion of Christian Morale During the Siege of Constantinople (1453). Created in AD 324 by the Roman Emperor Constantine, Constantinople stood as a strong and important city for over a thousand years. Due to its importance as the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire and then the Byzantium Empire, theContinue reading “A Constant Bombardment”
What Constitutes True Love?
(links to free online copies of the stories referenced in this essay are at the end of the post) An interesting parallel between various Medieval texts is that, despite the fact that Christianity is the reigning religion in Europe at this time, the influence of the Greek and Roman myths are strong, even before theContinue reading “What Constitutes True Love?”
Thomas Moore: The Irish Bard
Introduction I was born in Northern Ireland in a little town called Craigavon in County Armagh in 1997. I came from a strong Irish Catholic family until my mother found the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and moved us to America. Growing up, I was always aware of my Irish heritage and proudContinue reading “Thomas Moore: The Irish Bard”