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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, was the continuation of the Roman Empire centered in Constantinople during Late Antiquity...
- Byzantines may refer to: The citizens of the Byzantine Empire in antiquity The Byzantine Gr****s or Eastern Romans, the ruling class of the Byzantine Empire...
- A Byzantine fault (also Byzantine generals problem, interactive consistency, source congruency, error avalanche, Byzantine agreement problem, and Byzantine...
- Byzantine architecture is the architecture of the Byzantine Empire, or Eastern Roman Empire, usually dated from 330 AD, when Constantine the Great established...
- 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 calendar, also called the Roman calendar, the Creation Era of Constantinople or the Era of the World (Ancient Gr****: Ἔτη Γενέσεως Κόσμου...
- 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...
- The Byzantine Iconoclasm (Ancient Gr****: Εἰκονομαχία, romanized: Eikonomachía, lit. 'image struggle', 'war on icons') were two periods in the history...
- The Byzantine army was the primary military body of the Byzantine armed forces, serving alongside the Byzantine navy. A direct continuation of the Eastern...
- The Byzantine Gr****s were the Gr****-speaking Eastern Romans throughout Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. They were the main inhabitants of the lands...