Mark Merlino - A Biography
I was born in Vancouver BC Canada
grew up and went to elementary and
secondary school in Vancouver, at
Waverley and David Thompson.
Me standing atop the fortifications of Valletta, Malta.
An aerial view of the city of Vancouver.
Since my childhood, I have spent my
summers at my families summer
house on
Thormaby Island, near
Vancouver.
I am interested in
Byzantine history,
art, architecture
and literature.
I have studied modern history, IR,
Byzantine history, and education at
Langara College, UBC and Bilkent
University.
The Lion of St. Mark, my patron saint
The Byzantine double-headed eagle