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'''Byzantine Commonwealth''' is a term coined by 20th century historians to refer to the area where [[Byzantine Rite|Byzantine liturgical tradition]] was spread during the [[w:Middle Ages|Middle Ages]] by Byzantine missionaries. This area covers approximately the modern-day countries of [[Church of Bulgaria|Bulgaria]], the Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, [[Church of Russia|Russia]], [[Church of Serbia|Serbia]], [[Church of Romania|Romania]], [[Church of Ukraine|Ukraine]], [[Church of Georgia|Georgia]], Moldova and Belarus. The most important treatment of the concept is a study by [[w:Dimitri Obolensky|Dimitri Obolensky]], ''The Byzantine Commonwealth'' (1971).
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'''''Byzantine Commonwealth''''' is a term coined by 20th century historians to refer to the area where [[Byzantine Rite|Byzantine liturgical tradition]] was spread during the [[w:Middle Ages|Middle Ages]] by Byzantine missionaries. This area covers approximately the modern-day countries of [[Church of Bulgaria|Bulgaria]], the Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, [[Church of Russia|Russia]], [[Church of Serbia|Serbia]], [[Church of Romania|Romania]], [[Church of Ukraine|Ukraine]], [[Church of Georgia|Georgia]], Moldova and Belarus. The most important treatment of the concept is a study by [[w:Dimitri Obolensky|Dimitri Obolensky]], ''The Byzantine Commonwealth'' (1971).
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==See also==
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* [[Double-headed eagle]]
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==Further reading==
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* [http://www.alexanderbillinis.com/about/ Alexander Billinis]. ''[http://www.amazon.com/The-Eagle-Has-Two-Faces/dp/1456778706/ref=rec_dp_1 The Eagle Has Two Faces: Journeys Through Byzantine Europe].'' AuthorHouse Publishing, 2011. 160 pp. ISBN 9781456778705
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
* Obolensky, Dimitri (1974), ''The Byzantine Commonwealth: Eastern Europe, 500-1453''.   
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* Obolensky, Dimitri. ''[http://www.amazon.com/Byzantine-Commonwealth-Eastern-Europe-500-1453/dp/1597407356/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1276987239&sr=1-1 The Byzantine Commonwealth: Eastern Europe, 500-1453].'' New York, NY: Praeger Publishers Inc., 1971.  ISBN 978-1597407359 (''hardcover; ACLS Humanities E-Book (May 1, 2009)'')   ''(Available as an ebook download, [http://www.ebookee.com/The-Byzantine-commonwealth-Eastern-Europe-500-1453_271339.html here])''
* Meyendorff, John (1982), ''The Byzantine Legacy in the Orthodox Church''. St Vladimir's Seminary Press, ISBN 0913836907.   
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* Meyendorff, John. ''The Byzantine Legacy in the Orthodox Church''. St Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1982. ISBN 0913836907.   
* [[w:Byzantine commonwealth|Byzantine commonwealth]] at Wikipedia.
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==Source==
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* [[w:Byzantine commonwealth|Byzantine commonwealth]]. Wikipedia.
  
 
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Byzantine Commonwealth is a term coined by 20th century historians to refer to the area where Byzantine liturgical tradition was spread during the Middle Ages by Byzantine missionaries. This area covers approximately the modern-day countries of Bulgaria, the Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Romania, Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova and Belarus. The most important treatment of the concept is a study by Dimitri Obolensky, The Byzantine Commonwealth (1971).

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