Byzantine science
Byzantine science played an important role in the transmission of classical knowledge to the Islamic world and to Renaissance Italy, and also in the transmission of Arabic science to Renaissance Ital...
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Byzantine medicine
Byzantine medicine encompasses the common medical practices of the Byzantine Empire from about 400 AD to 1453 AD. Byzantine medicine was notable for building upon the knowledge base developed by its G...
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Greek fire
Greek fire was an incendiary weapon developed ca. 672 and used by the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire. The Byzantines typically used it in naval battles to great effect, as it could continue burning ...
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List of Byzantine scholars
A list of Byzantine scientists and other scholars.
Most important scholars known before the Macedonian Renaissance were active under the Justinian dynasty.
Asclepiodotus (physician)
Asclepiodotus (Greek: Ἀσκληπιόδοτος) was a Greek physician, mathematician and musician of the late 5th century AD, who was best known for promoting the medicinal uses of white hellebore. He was a pupi...
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Gregory Choniades
Gregory Choniades (Choniates, Chioniades) (died 1320) was a Byzantine Greek astronomer. He travelled to Persia where he learnt Persian mathematical and astronomical science which he introduced into By...
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List of Byzantine inventions
This is a list of Byzantine inventions. The Byzantine or Eastern Roman Empire is the modern historiographical terms created to describe the medieval Roman Empire after the fall of the western half of...
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Byzantine university
Byzantine university refers to higher education during the Byzantine empire.
Although some Byzantine institutions are occasionally referred to as "universities" on grounds they were centers of hig...
Simeon Seth
Simeon Seth(i) or Symeon Seth(i) (Greek: Συμεὼν Μάγιστρος Ἀντιοχείας τοῦ Σήθι, "Symeōn Magister of Antioch, son of Sēth", sometimes also "Simeo" and "Sethus") was an 11th-century Jewish Byzantine ...
Greek scholars in the Renaissance
The migration waves of Byzantine scholars and émigrés in the period following the Crusader sacking of Constantinople and the end of the Byzantine Empire in 1453, is considered by many scholars key to...
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Anthemius of Tralles
Anthemius of Tralles (c. 474 – before 558; Ancient Greek: Ἀνθέμιος ὁ Τραλλιανός) was a Greek professor of Geometry in Constantinople and architect, who collaborated with Isidore of Miletus to bui...
John Chortasmenos
John Chortasmenos (Greek: Ιωάννης Χορτασμένος, 1370–1437) was a Byzantine monk, mathematician and astronomer.Chortasmenos was a notary of the patriarchal chancery, teacher of Mark of Ephesus, Bess...
Cosmas Indicopleustes
Cosmas Indicopleustes (Greek Κοσμᾶς Ἰνδικοπλεύστης, literally "Cosmas who sailed to India"; also known as Cosmas the Monk) was an Alexandrian merchant and later hermit. He was a 6th-century traveller,...
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Early thermal weapons
Early thermal weapons were devices or substances used in warfare during the classical and medieval periods (approx 8th century BC until the mid-16th century AD) which used heat or burning action to de...
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Leo the Mathematician
Leo the Mathematician or the Philosopher (Greek: Λέων ὁ Μαθηματικός or Φιλόσοφος, Léōn ho Mathēmatikós or Philósophos; c. 790 – after 869) was a Byzantine philosopher and logician associated wit...
Byzantine philosophy
Byzantine philosophy refers to the distinctive philosophical ideas of the philosophers and scholars of the Byzantine Empire, especially between the 8th and 15th centuries. It was characterised by a Ch...
Al-Khazini
Abu al-Fath Abd al-Rahman Mansour al-Khāzini or simply Abu al-Fath Khāzini (Arabic: أبو الفتح الخازني‎, Persian: ابولفتح خازنی‎) (flourished 1115–1130) was a Muslim astronomer of Persi...
Byzantine navy
The Byzantine navy or the Eastern Roman navy was the naval force of the East Roman or Byzantine Empire. Like the empire it served, it was a direct continuation from its imperial Roman predecessor, bu...
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