Byzantinist

[biz-uh n-tee-nist, -tahy-, bahy-zuh n-, bih-zan-tuh-]

noun

an authority on or student of the history and culture of the Byzantine Empire.

Origin of Byzantinist

First recorded in 1890–95; Byzantine + -ist
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