York Minster inside, out, and nearby


York Minster from outside

York Minster from outside

York Minster's gargoyle

York Minster’s gargoyle

York Minster from inside

York Minster from inside

William, William, Henry, Stephen, Henry, Richard, John, oi!

William, William, Henry, Stephen, Henry, Richard, John, oi!

Henry, Ed, Ed, Ed, Rich 2, Then 3 more Henrys join our song!

Henry, Ed, Ed, Ed, Rich 2, Then 3 more Henrys join our song!

The English Kings and Queens Song 🙂

Where our civilization has started from

Where our civilization has started from

At this very place, right next to the York Minster, at the center of Roman Eburacum, then Viking’s Jorvik, and now York, Flavius Valerius Constantinus was proclaimed as  Emperor by his legions. After Sulla and Marius, Pompey and Caesar corrupted the Roman Army, that became a common practice for Praetorian Guards and Armies to decide who will be the next Emperor, or even put the vacancy on sale. But that was the first time when an Emperor was proclaimed outside Rome.
It was Emperor Constantine who effectively split the Empire in half, which spelled the doom on its Western part and made the creation of today’s political map of Europe possible, as well as defined History of the Civilization for two millennia to come…

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