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The Byzantine Empire was an Empire in Southern Europe. Originally the Eastern portion of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine empire is typically dated from May 11, 330 AD. until 1453 when the capital of the empire Constantinople fell to Mehmet II of Ottoman Empire.

Prior to division of the Roman Empire in 330 AD, use the tag.

After its collapse in 1453, the tags or should be used instead for questions related to former Byzantine territories in Asia Minor.

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