Byzantine

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independent Christian church established in Armenia since 300; was influenced by both Roman and Byzantine traditions Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church , Armenian Church
Byzantine general under Justinian I; he recovered former Roman territories in northern Africa and fought against the Persians Belisarius
gold coin of the Byzantine Empire; widely circulated in Europe in the Middle Ages bezant , bezzant , byzant , solidus
native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire Byzantine
style of architecture developed in the Byzantine Empire developed after the 5th century; massive domes with square bases and round arches and spires and much use of mosaics Byzantine architecture
Catholic Church as it existed in the Byzantine Empire Byzantine Church , Eastern Church
painter of the Florentine school; anticipated the move from Byzantine to naturalistic art (1240-1302) Cimabue , Giovanni Cimabue
largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church Constantinople , Istanbul , Stamboul , Stambul
derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites Eastern Church , Eastern Orthodox , Eastern Orthodox Church , Orthodox Catholic Church , Orthodox Church
ruler of a province (as in the Roman Empire and Byzantine Empire) or certain religious rulers with secular authority ethnarch
Florentine painter who gave up the stiff Byzantine style and developed a more naturalistic style; considered the greatest Italian painter prior to the Renaissance (1267-1337) Giotto , Giotto di Bondone
mixture used by Byzantine Greeks that was often shot at adversaries; catches fire when wetted Greek fire
6th century masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Istanbul; built as a Christian church, converted to a mosque in 1453, and made into a museum in the middle of the 20th century Hagia Sofia , Hagia Sophia , Santa Sofia , Santa Sophia
Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529; his general Belisarius regained North Africa and Spain (483-565) Justinian , Justinian I , Justinian the Great
eastern Christian in Egypt or Syria who adheres to the Orthodox faith as defined by the council of Chalcedon in 451 and as accepted by the Byzantine emperor Melchite , Melkite
dome that is shaped like a bulb; characteristic of Russian and Byzantine church architecture onion dome
Turkish sultanate of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa and southeastern Europe; created by the Ottoman Turks in the 13th century and lasted until the end of World War I; although initially small it expanded until it superseded the Byzantine Empire Ottoman Empire , Turkish Empire
empire established by Augustus in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western Roman Empire and the eastern or Byzantine Empire; at its peak lands in Europe and Africa and Asia were ruled by ancient Rome Roman Empire
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