• Empire
  • Subsequent rule by Ptolemaic Egypt , the Classical and Eastern Roman Empire , Arab caliphates for a short period, the French Lusignan dynasty and the Venetians , was followed by over three centuries of Ottoman rule between 1571 and 1878 ( de jure until 1914). (archive.org)
  • Byzantine historiographers under emperor Justinian I (527-565), such as Procopius of Caesarea , Jordanes and Theophylact Simocatta describe tribes of these names emerging from the area of the Carpathian Mountains , the lower Danube and the Black Sea , invading the Danubian provinces of the Eastern Empire . (wikipedia.org)
  • His policy in Eastern Europe involved protecting the Orthodox Christians under the rule of the Ottoman Empire. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Russian Empire functioned as an absolute monarchy on principles of Orthodoxy, Autocracy, and Nationality until the Revolution of 1905 and then became a de jure constitutional monarchy. (wikipedia.org)
  • point
  • Maybe, eventually, we'll get to a point where an Eastern Rite priest can lead a Lenten retreat on St. Benedict's Holy Rule instead of St. John Climacus's Ladder of Divine Ascent without raising eyebrows. (blogspot.com)
  • The point here is to highlight just how different one orthodoxy is from another. (patheos.com)