Byzantinism

noun
By·​zan·​tin·​ism | \ bə̇ˈzantəˌnizəm\
plural -s

Definition of Byzantinism

1 : the political principles, social patterns, manner, style, and spirit characteristic of Byzantine life especially when manifested in architecture, art, or literature
2 : the doctrine or system of state supremacy in ecclesiastical affairs — compare caesaropapism, erastianism

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