Byzantine Empire History To 527 (Geographic Name)
- Broader heading: Rome History Empire, 284-476
Work cat.: Zakythēnos, D.A. To Vyzantion, 1972.
Britannica 14 (The Byzantine or east Roman empire was in essence the Roman empire in its medieval form ... The barbarian migrations gradually eroded power and influence in the West, while the East successfully warded them off; by the end of the 6th century the Western provinces had been lost. Justinian I, the Great (527-565) made a bold attempt to recover the western provinces, and established a strong central government in the East)