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Byzantium
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #702963
RGBB (r, g, b) (112, 41, 99)
HSV (h, s, v) (311°, 63%, 44[1]%)
Source ISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The color byzantium, a dark shade of purple, is displayed at right.

The first recorded use of byzantium as a color name in English was in 1926. [2]

The source of this color is: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Byzantium (color sample #238).

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Variations of byzantium

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Dark byzantium

Dark Byzantium
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #5D3954
RGBB (r, g, b) (93, 57, 84)
HSV (h, s, v) (315°, 39%, 37[3]%)
Source ISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The color dark byzantium is displayed at right.

The source of this color is: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Dark Byzantium (color sample #242).

Byzantine

Byzantine
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #BD33A4
RGBB (r, g, b) (189, 51, 164)
HSV (h, s, v) (311°, 73%, 74[4]%)
Source Internet
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The color byzantine is displayed at right.

The color byzantine is a rich shade of medium purple toned toward magenta.

The first recorded use of byzantine as a color name in English was in 1924. [5]


Shades of byzantium color comparison chart

  • Byzantine (Hex:BD33A4) (RGB: 189, 51, 164)
  • Byzantium (Hex:702963) (RGB: 112, 41, 99)
  • Dark Byzantium (Hex: 5D3954) (RGB: 93, 57, 84)

Byzantium in human culture

History

Jewelry

References

  1. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #702963 (Byzantium):
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 191; Color Sample of Byzantium: Page 111 Plate 44 Color Sample K7
  3. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #5D3954 (Dark Byzantium):
  4. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #BD33A4 (Byzantine):
  5. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 191; Color Sample of Byzantine: Page 125 Plate 51 Color Sample K8
  6. ^ In the three volume work Byzantium by John Julius Norwich, published in 2001 by Alfred A. Knopf (New York), the dust jacket of "Volume One: Byzantium--The Early Centuries" is colored dark byzantium (The dust jacket of "Volume Two: The Apogee" is colored metallic gold and the dust jacket of "Volume Three: The Decline and Fall" is colored dark red).
  7. ^ Map of the Byzantine Empire in 1300 rendered in a pale tint of the color byzantine:

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Simple English

This box shows the color byzantium.
 

Byzantium is a color that is a dark shade of purple.

The first recorded use of byzantium as a color name in English was in 1926. [1]


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Meaning of byzantium

Tones of byzantium color comparison chart

  • Byzantine (Hex:BD33A4) (RGB: 189, 51, 164)
  • BYZANTIUM (Hex:702963) (RGB: 112, 41, 99)
  • Dark Byzantium (Hex: 5D3954) (RGB: 93, 57, 84)
ColorsList of colors
Cyan Magenta Black Gray Silver White
Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indigo Violet
Gold Olive Purple Navy Brown Pink

References

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 191; Color Sample of Byzantium: Page 111 Plate 44 Color Sample K7

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