Please Note: The scientific Study "Cranial Discrete Traits in a Byzantine Population and Eastern Mediterranean Population Movements," Ricaut, F. X. and Waelkens, M (2008). Human Biology: Vol. 80: Iss. 5, Article 5.
Which proves that the Eastern Roman Empire (the Byzantine) was Black, and by corollary, the Western Roman Empire also; is presented in the "Anatolia" section of this site. The study also explains indirectly, why the Eastern Orthodox Catholic Church, which was not overcome by the Albino Turks from Asia until 1453, still presents it's Saints and other personages of honor as Black Skinned, while the Roman Catholic Church, which was overcome by the Albino Germanics from Central Asia much earlier, (476 A.D.), presents all related personages as White. This dichotomy is demonstrated by portraits of people Sainted before the schism. Note the case of Saint Vladimir the Great, who was a prince of Novgorod, grand prince of Kiev, and ruler of Kievan Rus' from 980 to 1015. Vladimir's father was prince Sviatoslav of the Rurik dynasty. (In Russia as everywhere else, the original Monarchs were Blacks). By Manadakiwi Ross