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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

- Byzantine Church or Byzantine church may refer 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 the Byzantine (Gr****) liturgy, considered collectively or individually...
- The Byzantine Revival (also referred to as Neo-Byzantine) was an architectural revival movement, most frequently seen in religious, institutional and public...
- Byzantine art refers to the body of Christian Gr**** artistic products of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire, as well as the nations and states that...
- schisms, the church as an institution persisted in communion, if not without tension, between the east and west. In the 6th century the Byzantine armies of...
- 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 during...
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