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A bunch of illiterate barbarians destroyed knowledge of ancient civilizations we can never have back.
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eternal altaic
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It was probably shit desu
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They surely did, these fucking Romans.
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Fucking Greeks.

http://www.ancient.eu/article/214/
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>>589929
>Byzantium
>Knowledge
Ayyy

Western Europe and the fucking Turks who destroyed it were more knowledgable and high tech than Byzantines by this point in time.
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>>589945
>roman armies
>illiterate
Nope. Not even after marius reforms, they made sure to teach everyone.
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>>589962
Neither were Mongols, though: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongolian_script
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>>589929
>destroyed knowledge of ancient civilizations we can never have back

No, Venitians did that. The city the Turks took was already a ruin.
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>>590028
Rounded the Cape and sailed up the Tigris did they?
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>>590028
The Venetians sacked Baghdad?
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Fucking βάρβαρος.
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>>590060

OP's pic is Constantinople.

OP is a bit slow in the head in case you didn't notice.
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>>589955
>>590028
>>590082
it's Baghdad you retards
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>>590921

then what's with the Theodosian walls?
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>>590921
Dude you can see jannisaries in the painting.
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>>589929
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>>589929
Funny.
the crusades are what began the Renaissance period. they didn't destroy the ancient knowledge, they took it back with them and began remembering what had once been lost.
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>>589929
>A bunch of illiterate fatties destroyed aesthetics of ancient civilizations we can never have back.
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