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The Orthodox Church of Byzantines persecuted Christians that did not agree with official Church dogma. For example the Christian sect of Paulicians, known as Bogomils, Patarens or Babuns, etc. in Balkans. A sectar priest, called Basil was burned during Alexios Comnen, Roman Emperor. The sect spred mainly in Macedonia (known as Bulgaria themata). From this, ...


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The Roman Empire became Greek only partially. Asia Minor, Greek lands and the majority of towns became Greek. However, in the Balkans, in the countryside, all Romans and later their heirs, the Vlachs (Romanians and Aromanians), kept the Latin language. The pagan nomad Slavs occupied parts of Balkans, destroyed all of the towns and, due to their ferocity, ...


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