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Greek Outside the Empire

Greek Outside the Empire   Reference library

Robert Browning and Alexander Kazhdan

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
399 words

long remained in use as a vernacular or as a learned language. In Syria and Palestine some monasteries, esp. the Lavra of St. ...

Holy Sepulchre

Holy Sepulchre  

Dedicated in 1149, the crusader church of the Holy Sepulchre in the northwest of Jerusalem encompasses the Constantinian basilica of 336, the shrine of Golgotha, and the domed rotunda of ...
koinē

koinē  

The form of Greek (koine = common) which was the international language after the death of Alexander the Great (323 bce) both in cities of Greece and throughout the Hellenistic world. It is a ...

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