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Byzantine empire

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright

in A Dictionary of World History

Third edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199685691
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191765728
Byzantine empire

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The eastern half of the Roman empire. Emperor *Constantine (306–34) had reunited the two halves, divided by Diocletian (284–305), and had refounded the Greek city of Byzantium as his eastern capital, calling it Constantinople (now ...

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Subjects: World History

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