Sentence Examples


  • In 456 it was seized by Genseric. It was retaken Byzantine period.
  • One of his successors, half a century later, married a daughter of the Byzantine emperor, and gave his own daughter in marriage to a Russian prince.
  • As Christianity was brought into Russia from Constantinople it was only natural that the ecclesiastics, many of whom were Greeks, should admire Byzantine ideals and recommend them as models to be imitated.
  • For the ambitious Moscow princes many of the Byzantine ideas were very acceptable.
  • Now the tsar of Muscovy and of all Russia adopted the airs and methods of a Tatar khan and surrounded himself with the pomp and splendours of a Byzantine emperor.
 

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