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asativum commented on the word byzantine
I think the meaning widdershins uses refers to the idea that the Byzantine court, its politics, and/or the empire's bureaucracy were so, well, byzantine.
June 20, 2008
sratsrat commented on the word byzantine
can I get a time-frame?, when was the Byzantine Empire?
kewpid commented on the word byzantine
Yes it can.
December 22, 2007
widdershins commented on the word byzantine
Can't this also mean very complex, particularly when related to bureaucracy and such? Or am I making that up?