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Byzantinist Line breaks: By¦zan¦tin|ist
Pronunciation: /bɪˈzantənɪst/ /bʌɪˈzantənɪst/

Definition of Byzantinist in English:

noun

A historian or other scholar specializing in the study of the Byzantine Empire, its history, art, and culture.
Example sentences
  • For Byzantinists, the selection of 1557 as a terminal date for this exhibition seems arbitrary.
  • It reflects the spread of interest and expertise of Byzantinists and Orientalists teaching at Oxford.
  • A very familiar body of material to most Byzantinists is the land legislation of the tenth century.

Words that rhyme with Byzantinist

Calvinist • chauvinist

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