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Byzantine Art

The art of the Eastern Roman Empire and of its capital Byzantium, or Constantinople. The term denotes more…

William Byrne

Missionary and educator, born in County Wicklow, Ireland, in 1780; died at Bardstown, Kentucky, U.S.A. 5…

Richard Byrne

Brevet brigadier general, United States Army, b. in Co. Cavan, Ireland, 1832; d. at Washington, 10 June,…

Andrew Byrne

Bishop of Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.A. b. at Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland, 5 December, 1802; d. at Helena,…

William Byrd

English composer, born in London in 1542 or 1543; died 4 July, 1623. He was the son of a musician, and…

Byllis

A titular see of Epirus Nova (Albania), whose title is often added to that of Apollonia among the…

Bye-Altar

An altar that is subordinate to the central or high altar. The term is generally applied to altars that are…

Byblos

A titular see of Phoenicia. Byblos is the Greek name of Gebal "The Mountain", one of the oldest cities in…
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