In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of Byzantium)bizantinothe Byzantine Empire — el Imperio Bizantino
- When the Muslim Arabs began to conquer the Middle East in the seventh century, Byzantine power was dented and eastern lands were lost.
- A figure holding a staff similar to representations of the Baptist in early Byzantine art is among images cut into the rock during the fourth and fifth centuries, by which time the cave may have become a shrine to the Baptist.
- The root of the matter, of course, was presumably the re-establishment of the Roman Empire in the West without Byzantine authorization.
- Plato's Academy was created around 390 B.C. and had remained in existence until the Byzantine emperor Justinian, closed its doors in 529.
- As these were largely independent, that Constantinople survived at all was largely because its enemies were as suspicious of each other as they were eager to recapture the Byzantine capitol.
- The greatest Byzantine emperor was probably Justinian the Great who ruled from ad 527 to 565.
- An immense corpus of commentary grew up in Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine times around Dionysius' brief text.
- With the exception of the Maronites and Byzantine Italians, each Eastern church has its mirror image on both the Catholic and Orthodox side.
- The picture of forceful barbarian invasion in the fifth century may have been influenced by some Byzantine historians of the sixth century, overanxious to justify Justinian's wars of reconquest in the western empire.
- Trust us, the bishops have argued, because we alone are in the position to navigate the Byzantine corridors of the Vatican and at the same time represent the peculiarities of the American experience.
- Although the church is closer theologically to Constantinople than to Rome, its rite includes Latin as well as Byzantine elements.
- The Byzantines still controlled Sicily and southern Italy, plus various other outposts, and the Byzantine navy still controlled the eastern and central Mediterranean.
- At Yarmuk in 636, the Muslims defeated the Byzantine army.
- What you are seeing in these churches is a reflection of the long tradition of Eastern Christianity, in both its Orthodox Christian and Byzantine Catholic variants.
- While barbarian invaders overran the Western empire, the Byzantine emperors always hoped to defeat them and reunite the empire.
- Surprising to visitors are mosques that stand side-by-side with Byzantine Orthodox churches.
- Among other benefits, this dialogue brought the Orthodox theology of the patristic and early Byzantine period into renewed prominence in theological debates.
- Extensive quarrying in Byzantine times has removed all evidence of earlier levels here, but topographically a main entrance into the temenos on Temple Hill in antiquity on this side makes the most sense.
- This, one of the two main imperial palaces in the city from the 5th century onward, eventually became the only court of the Byzantine emperors.
- At the end of the first millennium, he says, the smart money would have bet that Europe would become Muslim or Nordic or Slavic pagan, or maybe Byzantine Christian.
1bizantino masculinebizantina feminine
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