Thursday, April 14, 2016

1454, Three centures before the American revolutionary war

The past 320 years before the American revolutionary war 

    1454 Turks

Turks arrive in Europe, last year their feet stepped on..
Now the former glorious East Roman Empire is a pawn,
a Sultan's pawn in the global chessboard...
The Last Roman Emperor is dead, after he heroically warred....

Europeans did not send any assistance
and Constantinople was conquered despite strong resistance.
Now all the Christian states felt their threatened existence.
In Ottoman the fighters don't know the word "distance"
and Vienna will soon be besieged by them ..

    1454 Teutonic Knights

"Drang nach osten"(thrust toward the East), cavalry hum..
Central and Eastern Europe is scared and numb,
as the Teutonic Knights attack with great momentum
defeating and conquering all, they were a constant moving front...


1454 Gutenberg

In Renaissance Europe, the arrival of mechanical movable type printing
introduced the era of mass communication and often grinning,
I say to my computer that "although you are Gutenberg's great-grandson,
your generation gnaw the discovery of your grandfather and you are gun...

                                  Books "were" Men's Best Friends

* ''COULD IT BE OTHERWISE ? in verse''  
Texts and Narration: Odysseus Heavilayias - ROTTERDAM //
Language adjustments and text adaptation: Kellene G Safis - CHICAGO//
Digital adaptation and text editing: Cathy Rapakoulia Mataraga - PIRAEUS//

 ELEGHOS... at history 

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