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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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Hamilakis provides a thorough discussion of this background and of key theoretical developments in Western understandings of the senses in the first three chapters of his monograph, important context that is surprisingly lacking from the editors' introduction in Experiencing Byzantium.
Recto/Verso: From Byzantium to Modernism, which will be curated by Dr Nadia Anaxagorou, is organised by the Limassol Tourism Board, the Evagoras and Kathleen Lanitis Foundation and the Ministry of Education and Culture, along with the collaboration of the Municipality of Limassol and the Holy Bishopric of Limassol.
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.
Collected here are five papers from the International Conference on "Serbia and Byzantium," held in December 2008 at the U.
The relationship between Moscow and Byzantium stretches back more than 1000 years.
Director Neil Jordan's Byzantium is an intelligent and moody thriller that is peppered with scenes of graphic violence when Clara or Eleanor sate their bloodlust.
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.
They hit the jackpot when they encounter a lonely misfit (Daniel Mays), who lives in the decrepit Byzantium guesthouse, which would make a perfect base of operations for Clara's prostitution business.
Selcuk Altun's sixth novel, The Sultan of Byzantium, positions itself as a skillfully constructed tribute to Byzantium, attracting attention with its "provocative title.
BYZANTIUM (15) A MOTHER and daughter vampire story, this is a good looking new horror from veteran Irish film director Neil Jordan, an Oscar-winning screenwriter for The Crying Game back in 1993.
1-8) defines her edition of A Companion to Byzantium as a 'pro-Byzantium' work, thereby strongly criticising and rejecting the Western European viewpoint that 'the classics and the Renaissance are the two high points of civilization' and that 'Byzantium is neither'.
In this gritty new BBC drama, she stars as Sam Hunter, an operative for the elite private intelligence and security firm Byzantium.
Byzantium Endures: The First Volume of the Colonel Pyat Quartet provides a lively novel centered around Tsarist rebel Maxim Arturovitch Pyatnitski, known as Pyat.