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Definition of Byzantine

Byzantine
Byzant Byz"ant, Byzantine Byz"an*tine (-[a^]n"t[imac]n) n.[OE. besant, besaunt, F. besant, fr. LL. Byzantius, Byzantinus, fr. Byzantium.] (Numis.) A gold coin, so called from being coined at Byzantium. See Bezant.
Byzantine
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.

Meaning of Byzantine from wikipedia

- 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...
- A Byzantine fault (also Byzantine generals problem, interactive consistency, source congruency, error avalanche, Byzantine agreement problem, and Byzantine...
- The Byzantine calendar, also called Roman calendar, Creation Era of Constantinople or Era of the World (Ancient Gr****: Ἔτη Γενέσεως Κόσμου κατὰ Ῥωμαίους...
- Byzantine Church or Byzantine church may refer to: Historically, the State church of the Roman Empire particularly, Eastern Orthodox Church in the Byzantine...
- The Byzantine Iconoclasm (Gr****: Εικονομαχία, romanized: Eikonomachía, lit. 'image struggle', 'war on icons') were two periods in the history of the Byzantine...
- Byzantine Macedonia may refer to: Byzantine period in the history of medieval Macedonia (region) Macedonia (theme), a distinctive administrative unit...
- This is a list of the Byzantine emperors from the foundation of Constantinople in 330 AD, which marks the conventional start of the Eastern Roman Empire...
- A Byzantine chain is a metal intricate design used in jewelry that incorporates a rope-like texture and organic textural design. The chains are supple...
- to: Byzantine architecture Byzantine Revival architecture, a.k.a. Neo-Byzantine architecture, an historicist or revival style Byzantine art Byzantine music...
- The Byzantine Gr****s were the Gr****-speaking Eastern Romans of Orthodox Christianity throughout Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. They were the main...