History Of The Byzantine Empire
This article continues the History of the Roman Empire, referring mainly to the Eastern Roman or Byzantine Empire. It begins with the division of the Roman Empire by Diocletian in 286 AD, and the founding of Constantinople (officially called "Second Rome" and later "New Rome") as the capital of the Roman Empire by Constantine I in 330, while it concludes with the Fall of Constantinople in 1453 and the Fall of Trebizond in 1461.
Read more about History Of The Byzantine Empire: Tetrarchy, Constantine I and His Successors, The Leonid Dynasty, Justinian I and His Successors, Heraclian Dynasty and Shrinking Borders, Isaurian Dynasty and Iconoclasm, Amorian (Phrygian) Dynasty, Macedonian Dynasty and Resurgence, Crisis and Fragmentation, Aftermath
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