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Eastern Empire:

see Roman Empire under RomeRome,
Ital. Roma, city (1991 pop. 2,775,250), capital of Italy and see of the pope, whose residence, Vatican City, is a sovereign state within the city of Rome. Rome is also the capital of Latium, a region of central Italy, and of Rome prov.
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; Byzantine EmpireByzantine Empire,
successor state to the Roman Empire (see under Rome), also called Eastern Empire and East Roman Empire. It was named after Byzantium, which Emperor Constantine I rebuilt (A.D. 330) as Constantinople and made the capital of the entire Roman Empire.
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The topics include the early years, Rainier and the Royal Navy, the sources and uses of communication and intelligence, the geography and protection of maritime trade, the defense and expansion of Britain's eastern empire, and maintaining the squadron at sea.
5) We know more about tsarist Russia's eastern empire than we did 20 years ago, but do we understand it any better?
The Roman world was divided into the Western Empire (Latin--Rome) and the Eastern Empire (Greek Constantinople).
The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire attempts to explain why the eastern empire lasted a thousand years longer than its western counterpart.
In an excitement and joy for what the coordinators-parliamentarians arranged for me, I recalled a sacred testimony noted in the documentation of the Roman Eastern Empire.
The idea of a rival Sasanian superpower has probably endured because of events during the last great war between Rome and Persia in the 7th century, when the Sasanians briefly threatened to conquer most of the eastern empire.
In another incident, Eddie Ahern got a four-day ban (August 11-14) for careless riding on sixth-placed Eastern Empire.
At first, the Czechs were very happy to join the European family, from which they feel that they had been torn away by an Eastern empire and a different civilisation.
Hence, "identity" becomes a significant tool to explain and demonstrate the formative years of this southeastern European and near eastern empire.
In the Eastern Empire, they spoke Greek or Judeo-Greek.
His primary argument, extraordinarily enough, is that the Eastern Empire spoke and wrote in Greek, rather than in Latin--a point so banal as to be obvious to any competent Western Civilization student.
Andrew Louth surveys "The Eastern Empire in the Sixth Century"; John Moorhead follows with "The Byzantines in the West in the Sixth Century"; Louth returns with "The Byzantine Empire in the Seventh Century.

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