Were the Varangian Guards Christian?


Were the Varangian Guards Christian?

The Varangian Guards

Comprised of Rus Norsemen, the Varangian Guard was the Byzantine Empire's most elite fighting force. Their fierce fighting skills and heavy weapons become the stuff of legends.

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The Byzantine Empire: History, Culture & Timeline


Chapter 9 / Lesson 15

In this lesson, you'll learn about the historical and cultural timeline of the Byzantine Empire and a bit about its famous emperors, Constantine and Justinian, seeing just how this 'New Rome' was established.

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