Byzantine


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Synonyms for Byzantine

Synonyms for Byzantine

a native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire

highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious

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For hundred of year the Byzantine Empire stood as a barrier against the Saracen hosts of Asia.
Mezeriac, the life of Aesop was from the pen of Maximus Planudes, a monk of Constantinople, who was sent on an embassy to Venice by the Byzantine Emperor Andronicus the elder, and who wrote in the early part of the fourteenth century.
During this long period these fables seem to have suffered an eclipse, to have disappeared and to have been forgotten; and it is at the commencement of the fourteenth century, when the Byzantine emperors were the great patrons of learning, and amidst the splendors of an Asiatic court, that we next find honors paid to the name and memory of Aesop.
The Byzantine Republic: People and Power in New Rome, Anthony Kaldellis, Harvard University Press, 312 pages
Humayma Excavation Project 2: Nabatean campground and necropolis, Byzantine churches, and Early Islamic domestic structures.
MEDIEVAL BYZANTINE CERAMICS PRODUCED BETWEEN THE 11TH-15TH centuries share several characteristics with common folk pottery.
Professor Levy was a distinguished music historian whose wide academic interests ranged from early Christian and Byzantine music to Western medieval and Renaissance music.
A unique and highly important Byzantine gold medallion is expected to fetch [pounds sterling]800,000+ when it is offered at auction in September by London-based auctioneer Roma Numismatics Ltd.
MUE[currency] (CyHAN)- The 943 th anniversary of the 1071 Malazgirt (Manzikert) victory, a battle between the Byzantine Empire and the Seljuk Turks, is being celebrated with several activities in the eastern province of MuE-'s Malazgirt district on Tuesday.
of Cologne, Germany, on the cross-cultural encounter between medieval Serbia and the Byzantine Empire.
Byzantine Antiquities: Works of Art from the Fourth to Fifteenth Centuries in the Collection of the Moscow Kremlin Museums I.
Contract award: Supply and installation of museum showcases the Standing Byzantine museum exhibition of Byzantine Museum Argolida
A RARE and beautiful 13th-century Byzantine prayer scroll has gone on show in Birmingham.
The 13th century illustrated prayer scroll is written in medieval Greek on vellum, and depicts Princess Eudokia Doukas - a member of a prominent aristocratic family in Constantinople It has been put on display at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, in Edgbaston, at its new exhibition, Faith and Fortune: Visualising the Divine on Byzantine and Early Islamic Coinage, which lasts until November 30.
The novel offers a concise and captivating historical journey to the Byzantine world while putting Istanbul, a city whose intercultural and historical charm is uncontested, at the center of the story.