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Synonyms for Byzantium

an ancient city on the Bosporus founded by the Greeks

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

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(75) Stephen Gero, 'Notes on Byzantine Iconoclasm in the Eighth Century', Byzantion 44, 1-2 (1974): 23-42, 34-5.
(1937): "Du role de l'origo et du census dans la formation du colonat romain", Byzantion, 12, pp.
McCaull discusses this type of background detail in Williams's work, praising some but faulting one ("the Master in Byzantion").
Cartledge has chosen eleven cities grouped in periods: Cnossos and Mycenae (prehistory); Argos, Miletus, Massalia and Sparta (early history to 500 BC); Athens, Syracuse and Thebes (500-330 BC); Alexandria (Hellenistic) and Byzantion. There is a general introduction and short introductions to each period.
On imperial bride-shows in Byzantine history and literature, see Warren Treadgold, "The Bride-shows of the Byzantine Emperors," Byzantion 49 (1979): 395-413, who also mentions Esther 2 as the inspiration behind Byzantine bride shows (398); Lennart Ryden, "The Bride-shows at the Byzantine Court--History or Fiction?" Eranos 83 (1985): 175-91; and Warren Treadgold, "The Historicity of Imperial Bride-Shows," Jahrbuch der Osterreichischen Byzantinistik 54 (2004): 39-52, which reviews the debate over their historicity set off by his 1979 article.
DALY, L.J., <<Themistius' concept of Philanthropia>>, Byzantion 45 (1975) 22-40.
Also see Eric Voegelin, "The Mongol Orders of Submission to European Powers, 1245-1255," Byzantion 15, 1940-41, 378-413; Jean Richard, "Ultimatums Mongols et letters aprocryphes: l'Occident et les motifs de guerre des Tartares," Central Asiatic Journal 17, 1973, 212-22; Ruotsala, Europeans, 100, 107-9.
How little, ancient Byzantion became Constantine's capital, how next that capital engendered the great Byzantine Christian culture up to the conquest of Mehmed II, who then turned it into a cosmopolitan centre where Orthodox Greeks of Phanarion coexisted alongside their new Ottoman rulers and the Armenians--all of this is the subject of an exhibition that is first and foremost a narrative of complex and entrenched history.
We hear little or nothing of Byzantion. The Gospel shows Jesus in village contexts until he goes to Jerusalem, which is the place of Jesus' resurrection appearances in the Gospel and the beginning of the Christian mission in Acts.
Constantinople had been founded by the Roman emperor Constantine (r.306-37) on the site of an older city called Byzantion to provide a seat of government for the eastern half of his empire.
O documento anonimo, que possui datacao controversa, menciona uma serie de portos na regiao do Konkan, costa oeste da India: Barygaza, Souppara, Kalliena, Simylla, Mandagora, Palaepatmai, Meliziegara e Byzantion; nele estao descritas as rotas, periodos favoraveis para viagens, os bens comercializados nos portos e os monopolios dos governos locais.
"[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]," Antiquity and Byzantion. Acts of the Second International Congress of Peloponnesian Studies, Patrae, 25-31 May 1980 (Peloponnesiaka 8), Athens, pp.