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Former countries in the Balkans,
1453 disestablishments in Europe,
Former countries in the Middle East
The Byzantine Empire, also referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire, or Byzantium, was the continuation of the Roman Empire in its eastern provinces during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, when its capital city was Constantinople.
Empire in the eastern Mediterranean which emerged from the eastern part of the Roman Empire in 395 AD and ended with the conquest of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1453.
The predominantly Greek-speaking continuation of the Roman Empire during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages with its capital city being Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul), originally known as Byzantium, which fell in 1453.