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The Byzantine Empire was the continuation of the Roman Empire following Rome's fall. The Empire clung to power in the eastern territories and safeguarded Christianity during Europe's Dark Ages. The capital city [[Istanbul|Constanti


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The Byzantine Empire was the continuation of the Roman Empire following Rome's fall. The Empire clung to power in the eastern territories and safeguarded Christianity during Europe's Dark Ages. The capital city Constantinople, was one of the largest and wealthiest cities in Europe. The Byzantine Empire eventually fell to the Ottoman Empire.


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