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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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Scholars and historians have long debated whether Byzantium was a Greek or Roman city, familiar or hybrid, barbaric or civilized, Oriental or Western?
This Day of Memory for the victims of murderous regimes brings to mind the genocide of the pagan Greeks of Byzantium who had not embraced Christianity.
Synopsis: In the second half of the tenth century, Byzantium embarked on a series of spectacular conquests: first in the southeast against the Arabs, then in Bulgaria, and finally in the Georgian and Armenian lands.
Joseph Masheck: This book is the record of a conference at Yale in 2012, divided between 'Byzantium and Modernism' and 'The Slash as Method'.
Byzantium, KINGS HEATH This independent, family-run restaurant serves up a wide variety of Mediterranean-inspired tapas such as pork belly with balsamic glaze as well as mushrooms stuffed with tomatoes, roasted red peppers and cheese.
BYZANTIUM BYZANTIUM Film4 9PM In a twisted Britcentric spin on the vampire genre, Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan play two bloodsuckers who take up residence in a seaside town.
CLINTON -- A new exhibit, "Byzantium to Russia: Origins and Development of Russian Icons, 1200 to 1900,'' opens May 2 and will run through Sept.
"Absence" is the jumping off point for chapter one, but the author is concerned far less here than in an earlier published paper, which appeared in the Greek journal Nea Hestia, with Byzantium's absence from political and cultural discussions in Europe (outside Greece), and more with the problems Byzantium presents to experts who would present it to a broader audience.
International Conference "Serbien und Byzanz/Serbia and Byzantium" (2008: Koln, Germany) Edited by Mabi Angar and Claudia Sode
The relationship between Moscow and Byzantium stretches back more than 1000 years.
Byzantium, 15, DVD PS17.99/ Blu-ray PS22.99 SEXY vampire Clara (Gemma Arterton) seeks refuge in a rundown seaside resort with her fanged daughter Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan).
BYZANTIUM (15) SEXY vampire Clara (Gemma Arterton) arrives in a rundown seaside resort with her fanged daughter Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan).
Byzantium Cert 15 VAMPIRES Clara (Gemma Arterton) and daughter Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan) born 200 years earlier find refuge in Byzantium, a deserted coastal guesthouse.
Byzantium is an intelligent and moody thriller adapted by Moira Buffini from her own stage play, which largely avoids the campy conventions we have come to expect from the creatures of the night.