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ID: 7024407
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Byzantine Empire (former nation/state/empire)  Byzantine Empire (former nation/state/empire)

Note: The eastern provinces of the Roman Empire; particularly as established by Theodosius in 395 CE, a Christian empire that comprised the eastern half of the Roman Empire, which survived for 1000 years after western half crumbled into various feudal kingdoms; fell to Ottoman Turks in 1453; at the death of Justinian in 565 CE it included Asia Minor, Palestine, parts of North Africa, Greece, Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, Dalmatia, and southern Spain.

Names:
Byzantine Empire (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
East Roman Empire (C,O,English,U,N)
Eastern Roman Empire (C,V)
Empire of the East (C,O,English,U,N)
Empire byzantin (C,O,French-P,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Byzantine Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Byzantine Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)
historical region (C)
empire (H)

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Western Roman Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
..................................  (World) [7594707]
historical connection ....  Latin Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Asia) [8711787]
successor of ....  Roman Empire .......... (former nation/state/empire)
......................  (World) [7030347]

Sources and Contributors:
Byzantine Empire..........  [BHA Preferred, VP Preferred]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:137
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 8 July 1999
.............................  LC Subject Headings, 10th edition (1986)
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
Eastern Roman Empire..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
East Roman Empire..........  [VP]
................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 342
Empire byzantin..........  [BHA, VP]
.............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Empire of the East..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) "Roman Republic and Empire," accessed 9 July 2002
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:137
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 8 July 1999
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) "Roman Republic and Empire," accessed 9 July 2002
..................  LC Subject Headings, 10th edition (1986)
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339; 342
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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