American by nationality, primarily of Italian heritage. Romanophile, Byzantinophile, Francophile, and Austriophile, in that order.
Bit of a right winger, but refuses to pursecute anyone, so we're cool, really.
Recently discovered the chat forum, and don't know whether to marry it or burn it to the ground. Probably will just keep posting while I make up my mind about it.
Author of The House of Palaiologos, Against the Tide.