Eastern Empire

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Eastern Empire

The Byzantine Empire.

East′ern Ro′man Em′pire

the eastern part of the Roman Empire, esp. after the division in A.D. 395, having its capital at Constantinople. Compare Byzantine Empire.
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Soon it was split in two, and there arose a western and an eastern Empire. As time went on the Western Empire with Rome at its head declined and fell, while the Eastern Empire with Constantinople as its capital grew great.
The calamities gradually thickening round the Eastern Empire, and the fall of Constantinople, 1453 A.D.
"This, gentlemen, is Colonel Sebastian Moran, once of Her Majesty's Indian Army, and the best heavy-game shot that our Eastern Empire has ever produced.
He manages 55 companies - a Middle Eastern empire that spans fashion, media, engineering and real estate, (http://people.com/music/janet-jacksons-husband-wissam-al-mana-5-things-to-know/) reports said. 
After the First World War, British officials were sent to the remote desert frontiers of their new Middle Eastern empire. Author and historian Dr Robert Fletcher will explore their experiences.
He's worth a cool $1 BILLION - Wissam runs 55 companies, which make up a Middle Eastern empire that spans fashion, media, engineering and real estate.
In Defence of Britain's Middle Eastern Empire: A Life of Sir Gilbert Clayton
The Eastern Empire, centered on impregnable Constantinople, morphed into the Greek-speaking Byzantine state that lasted another thousand years, claiming for her own the mantle of imperial Rome until her demise at the hands of the Ottoman Turks in the mid-s.
The mass killing of the Armenian people wascommitted during World War I when the Ottomans annihilated hundreds of Armenian villagesin the eastern empire in an attempt to change the demography of those areas within theOttoman policy of Turkification that works on uprooting all other ethnicities and
The lack of discussion of Britain's African or Middle Eastern empire appear the most obvious lacunae--particularly how such notions figured into British concepts of the civilizing project, and how this affected colonial rivalries.
The speaker was referring to the 1916 agreement between Britain and France, which split the Ottomans' Middle Eastern Empire between them and led to the emergence of modern Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Palestine with their current borders.
The pope promptly complied, igniting a storm of opposition from the entire Eastern Empire. Relations with the Roman pontiff simply stopped with a formal break coming seventy-five years later.

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