Byzantine Empire


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  • noun

Synonyms for Byzantine Empire

a continuation of the Roman Empire in the Middle East after its division in 395

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The current territory of the Greek Orthodox Churches more or less covers the areas in the Eastern Mediterranean that used to be a part of the Byzantine Empire.
AFTER Constantinople, the city that flourished the most during the reign of the Byzantine empire was the Greek city of Thessaloniki.
The occupation lasted sixty years and was the real reason the Byzantine Empire declined to the point in 1453 when it was finally overcome by Islam.
of Cologne, Germany, on the cross-cultural encounter between medieval Serbia and the Byzantine Empire.
The first country for which Cyril and Methodius worked was the Byzantine Empire and the second was Moravia, present-day Slovakia.
It charts the embassies and gifts that are recorded as moving across the Black Sea between Constantinople and the Crimea, from the first embassies of Basil I, a century before Christianity was officially adopted in medieval Rus', to the processions and gifts that accompanied the Princess Olga's visit to the great city in the mid 10th century and the marriages between the Russian princes and the Palaiologan family in the last years of the Byzantine empire.
The first solemn consecration of that kind was committed on August 19 917, the day before the decisive battle of Aheloy, when Bulgarian troops of Tsar Simeon the Great defeated the army of the Byzantine Empire.
The title character is a general of the Byzantine Empire traduced by his scheming wife and eventually reunited with his long-lost son.
The recent research indicated that "the Norwegian Vikings maintained trade connections with Persia and the Byzantine Empire through a network of traders from a variety of places and cultures who brought the silk to the Nordic countries," said Associate Professor at the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo Marianne Vedeler.
The Byzantine Empire, also known as the Eastern Roman Empire, ruled the Holy Land from Constantinople until Muslim armies conquered Jerusalem in 634.
Known for his military prowess, Khalid bin Walid's forces captured Damascus from the Byzantine empire.
In this important book, Walter Kaegi examines the processes by which the provinces of North Africa were lost to the Byzantine empire, and were incorporated into the Islamic world, over the long middle decades of the seventh century.
Martin I, who was consecrated in July 649, also fell foul of the Byzantine Empire and its efforts to appoint non-sanctioned bishops.
He was also the division observing colonel and the most influential soldier in the Byzantine empire then (Fahmy, A.
From the 2nd century CE until the rise of Islam in the 7th century, it was part of the Roman Empire and its successor, the Byzantine Empire.