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Definition of Byzantine church
Byzantine churchByzantine By*zan"tine (b[i^]*z[a^]n"t[i^]n), a.
Of or pertaining to Byzantium. -- n. A native or inhabitant
of Byzantium, now Constantinople; sometimes, applied to an
inhabitant of the modern city of Constantinople. [ Written
Byzantine church, the Eastern or Greek church, as
distinguished from the Western or Roman or Latin church.
See under Greek.
Byzantine empire, the Eastern Roman or Greek empire from a.
d. 364 or a. d. 395 to the capture of Constantinople by
the Turks, a. d. 1453.
Byzantine historians, historians and writers (Zonaras,
Procopius, etc.) who lived in the Byzantine empire. --P.
Byzantine style (Arch.), a style of architecture developed
in the Byzantine empire.
Note: Its leading forms are the round arch, the dome, the
pillar, the circle, and the cross. The capitals of the
pillars are of endless variety, and full of invention.
The mosque of St. Sophia, Constantinople, and the
church of St. Mark, Venice, are prominent examples of
Byzantine architecture. Byzantine ChurchGreek Greek, a. [AS. grec, L. Graecus, Gr. ?: cf. F. grec. Cf.
Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian.
Greek calends. See under Calends.
Greek Church (Eccl. Hist.), the Eastern Church; that part
of Christendom which separated from the Roman or Western
Church in the ninth century. It comprises the great bulk
of the Christian population of Russia (of which this is
the established church), Greece, Moldavia, and Wallachia.
The Greek Church is governed by patriarchs and is called
also the Byzantine Church.
Greek cross. See Illust. (10) Of Cross.
Greek Empire. See Byzantine Empire.
Greek fire, a combustible composition which burns under
water, the constituents of which are supposed to be
asphalt, with niter and sulphur. --Ure.
Greek rose, the flower campion.
Meaning of Byzantine church from wikipedia
- Byzantine Church
or Byzantine church
to: Historically, the State church
of the Roman Empire
particularly, Eastern Orthodox Church
in the Byzantine...
- Byzantine architecture
is the architecture
of the Byzantine
Empire, or Eastern Roman
Empire. The Byzantine
era is usually dated
from 330 CE, when Constantine...
- Byzantine Catholic Church
(Gr****: Ελληνόρρυθμη Καθολική Εκκλησία, Ellinórrythmi Katholikí Ekklisía) is a sui iuris Eastern Catholic particular church
- The Gr**** Catholic Church refers
to a number
of Eastern Catholic Churches following
(Gr****) liturgy, considered collectively
- The Byzantine Revival
to as Neo-Byzantine
) was an architectural revival
movement, most frequently
seen in religious, institutional
to the body of Christian
Gr**** artistic products
of the Eastern Roman
) Empire, as well as the nations
- schisms, the church
as an institution persisted
in communion, if not without
the east and west. In the 6th century
the Byzantine armies
- The Byzantine
Rite, also known
as the Gr**** Rite or Constantinopolitan
Rite, is the liturgical
rite used by the Eastern Orthodox Church
, the Gr****/Byzantine...
- Gr**** Catholic Church
, also known
in the United States
as the Byzantine Catholic Church
, is an Eastern Catholic church
that uses the Byzantine
Rite for its...
- The Byzantine
Empire, also referred
to as the Eastern Roman Empire
or Byzantium, was the continuation
of the Roman Empire
in its eastern provinces
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