The Byzantine Empire was a country in Southern Europe having its origins in Eastern Roman Empire. During the ages, the Empire declined because of Islam advance and was dissolved in 1453 by fall of its capital, Constantinople.

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How were Muslim Turks treated in Byzantine Empire?

While reading about the Palaiologan Renaissance on Wikipedia, I was intrigued to find that a mosque was rebuilt in Constantinople, which was destroyed during the fourth crusade(read about it here). I ...