Archive:

Day: November 20, 2015

Was the Byzantine Empire in the Greek medieval state?

By: | Post date: 2015-11-20 | Comments: No Comments
Posted in categories: History, Mediaeval Greek

Yes and no, but in a different way from Andrew Baird’s answer. The lingua franca and administrative language was Greek. The Empire called itself Roman, but its scholars knew a lot about Ancient Greek and very little about Rome. The core of the Empire was Asia Minor, much of which was Greek-speaking until the Turkish […]

  • Subscribe to Blog via Email

    Join 311 other subscribers

  • November 2015
    M T W T F S S
    « Oct   Dec »
     1
    2345678
    9101112131415
    16171819202122
    23242526272829
    30