from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. historians and writers (Zonaras, Procopius, etc.) who lived in the Byzantine empire.
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Procopius of Gaza, (edited by Villoison in his Anecdota Graeca, and reprinted in the new edition of the Byzantine historians by
D’Herbelot, (p. 1028,) the Dindaka of Dow (vol.i. p. 97,) is probably the Dandanekan of Abulfeda, (Geograph.p. 345, Reiske,) a small town of Chorasan, two days’ journey from Maru, and renowned through the East for the production and manufacture of cotton.] 15 The Byzantine historians
According to the Byzantine historians they were a branch of the Ougres, (Thunmann, Hist. of the People to the East of Europe,) but they have more resemblance to the Turks.
Melagina, Melangeia, or Melania, it is evident that the earlier Mela is the Malagina often mentioned by Byzantine historians as the first large station of the imperial armies in Asia Minor on the road from