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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).
{{stub}}==See also==* [[Double-headed eagle]] ==Further reading==* [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 ==
==Source==
* [[Wikipediaw:Byzantine commonwealth|Byzantine commonwealth]]. Wikipedia.
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