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By Robert Wernick

The following, from big apple instances bestselling writer Robert Wernick, is the unforgettable tale of the Byzantine Empire, which ruled the area for greater than 1,000 years. right here, too, are the tales of the intense emperors and generals who introduced the empire into being and finally presided over its loss of life. We witness the glittering urban of Constantinople from its upward push to greatness via its lethal end. even though Byzantium has pale away, its eternal contributions to our global at the present time are printed during this attention-grabbing historical past.

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