Byzantine

• (a.) Of or pertaining to Byzantium. • (n.) A gold coin, so called from being coined at Byzantium. See Bezant. • (n.) A native or inhabitant of Byzantium, now Constantinople; sometimes, applied to an inhabitant of the modern city of Constantinople.
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Byzantine

convoluted adjective highly complex or intricate; `the Byzantine tax structure`; `convoluted legal language`; `convoluted reasoning`; `the plot was too involved`; `a knotty problem`; `got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering`; `Oh, what a tangled web w...
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Byzantine

By·zan'tine (bĭ*zăn'tĭn) adjective Of or pertaining to Byzantium. -- noun A native or inhabitant of Byzantium, now Constantinople; sometimes, applied to an inhabitant of the modern city of Constantinople. [ Written also Bizantine .] Byzantine churc...
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Byzantine

A style of the Byzantine Empire and its provinces, c. 330-1450. Appearing mostly in religious mosaics, manuscript illuminations, and panel paintings, it is characterized by rigid, monumental, stylized forms with gold backgrounds.
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byzantine

byzantine 1. Of, relating to, or characterized by intrigue. 2. Scheming or devious; highly complicated, intricate and involved.
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byzantine

Of or pertaining to Byzantium. ... A native or inhabitant of Byzantium, now Constantinople; sometimes, applied to an inhabitant of the modern city of Constantinople. ... Alternative forms: Bizantine ... Byzantine church, the Eastern or Greek church, as distinguished from the Western or Roman or Latin church. See Greek. ... Byzantine empire, the Eas...
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Byzantine

relating to the Byzantine (earlier the Eastern Roman) Empire ruled from Byzantium (Istanbul).
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Byzantine

Style developed in Byzantine Empire
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Byzantine

Style in the visual arts and architecture that originated in the 4th-5th centuries in Byzantium (capital of the Eastern Roman Empire; renamed Constantinople in 330; now Istanbul). It spread to...
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Byzantine

Style in the visual arts and architecture that originated in the 4th–5th centuries in Byzantium (capital of the Eastern Roman Empire; renamed Constantinople in 330; now Istanbul). It spread to Italy, throughout the Balkans, and to Russia, where it survived for many centuries. The term By...
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Byzantine

The major feature of Byzantine architecture was a dome supported by pendentives (corner pieces) on a square base
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Byzantine

The spread of Christianity throughout Europe brought stylized, religious mosaics for wall and floor decoration plus formal paintings and icons.
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Byzantine

[adj] - of or relating to the Eastern Orthodox Church 2. [adj] - of or relating to or characteristic of the Byzantine Empire or ancient Byzantium 3. [adj] - highly involved or intricate 4. [adj] - characterized by elaborate scheming and intrigue 5. [n] - the style of architecture developed in the Byzantine Empire
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