Friday, 27 April 2012

Varangian Defenders of Byzantium

A soldier of the Varangoi the Varangian Guard of the medieval Roman Empire made up of Norsemen, and Anglo-Saxons they were the bravest of the brave the fiercest fighters under the double-eagle standard of the Orthodox Roman Emperor (most of them perished gallantly in battle against the treacherous papist aggressors in 1204). May their memories be eternal!

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