Yalta was great for strolls along the sea during the Byzantine, Ottoman and Russian empires.
The Daily Pic: In Milan, circa 1490, a Byzantine ruler puts on Ottoman robes.
Now they've responded to our criticisms—with typical Byzantine bureaucracy and towering ineptitude.
Rather, it precipitated a month-long diplomatic crisis of Byzantine complexity that exposed deeper, long-term sources of conflict.
Our job creators would also benefit from fundamental tax reform that would simplify and flatten our Byzantine tax code.
The Byzantine code, based on the Roman, as embodied in the Ἑξάβιβλος Justice.
Mrs. Ogilvie's the pretty woman who thinks she has a Byzantine profile.
The third day it is a Madonna and Child in the Byzantine style, of incomparable beauty of outline.
I can finish off my Byzantine history, and coin it into bezants.'
The papyri of this period are full of the high-flown titles and affected phraseology which was so beloved of Byzantine scribes.
1770, from Latin Byzantinus (see Byzantium); originally used of art style; later in reference to the complex, devious, and intriguing character of the royal court of Constantinople (1937). As a noun from 1770.