Empire of Liberty: The Serbian Revolution

Excerpt from Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s “The Decline and Fall of the Ottoman Empire, Vol. II”, Harvard University Press, 1934. The Austrians entered the conflict a few weeks too late. By invading, in support of the Sultan, on the day of Serbian independence, they inadvertently placed themselves right in the diplomatic situation they sought to avoid. … More Empire of Liberty: The Serbian Revolution

Empire of Liberty: Byzantium After Byzantium

Excerpt from Dr. Mark Gonzalez’ “The Great Transition of Europe”, University of Chicago Press, 1921 To understand the rivalry between the Russian and the Turk, one must understand ancient history and the vague concept of Rome. This does not equate to a thorough understanding of the Roman Empire or even Rome the city, but rather … More Empire of Liberty: Byzantium After Byzantium