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Byzantine of, pertaining to, or resembling the style of architecture or decorative art that is characteristic of the Byzantine Empire. [2/3 definitions]
Byzantium an ancient city on the site of modern Istanbul that, under the name Constantinople, was the capital of the Byzantine Empire.
Eastern Roman Empire the eastern division of the Roman Empire, comprising the Turkish peninsula and part of southeastern Europe, esp. from 395 to 476 A.D., after which it is called the Byzantine Empire. (Cf. Western Roman Empire.)
solidus a gold coin in circulation during the periods of the Roman and Byzantine Empires. [1/2 definitions]