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This paintings offers a transparent and entire chronology of the japanese Roman Empire from the root of Constantinople in 324 advert to the extinction of the final Byzantine principality in 1461 advert, eventually laying off mild on a once-obscure interval of jap Mediterranean and Balkan background whose occasions nonetheless resonate in global politics.

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