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Definition of Byzantine church

Byzantine church
Byzantine 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 also Bizantine.] 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. Cyc. 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 Church
Greek Greek, a. [AS. grec, L. Graecus, Gr. ?: cf. F. grec. Cf. Grecian.] 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

- The term Byzantine Church or Byzantine church may refer to: Historically, the State church of the Roman Empire particularly, Eastern Orthodox Church in...
- Bogdanovic, Jelena. "The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church", New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. ISBN 0190465182. Ćurčić...
- The Gr**** Byzantine Catholic Church (Gr****: Ελληνόρρυθμη Καθολική Εκκλησία, Ellinórrythmi Katholikí Ekklisía) is a sui iuris Eastern Catholic particular...
- Church the Gr**** Catholic Church of Croatia and Serbia the Gr**** Byzantine Catholic Church, in Greece and Turkey the Hungarian Gr**** Catholic Church the...
- and the Christuskirche in Matzleindorf (1858—1860). Several Neo-Byzantine-style churches were constructed during the Gründerzeit, for instance, the Sacred...
- orthodox church, the imperial church, the imperial Roman church, or the Byzantine church, although some of these terms are also used for wider communions extending...
- architectural form (the "cross-in-square") and decorative scheme of the Middle Byzantine church were standardised. Major surviving examples include Hosios Loukas in...
- Church Bulgarian Gr**** Catholic Church Byzantine Catholic Church of Croatia and Serbia Gr**** Byzantine Catholic Church Melkite Gr**** Catholic Church Hungarian...
- had made contacts with the crusaders. Alexios offered to reunite the Byzantine church with Rome, pay the crusaders 200,000 silver marks, join the crusade...
- [better source needed] The Iconoclasm (730–787 and 813–843) was a movement within the Byzantine church to establish that the Christian culture of portraits (see icon) of...
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