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Exarchate of New Byzantium
| Exarchate of New Byzantium |
The King of Kings Reigns the City of Kings
-ΒΑΣΙΛΕΥΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΥΕΙ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΥΟΥΣΑΝ
|Same area in Hellas (Greece) |
|Capital city||New Rome|
|Official language(s)||Hellenic (Greek)|
|Official religion(s)||Orthodox Christian|
|Government||Federal Constitutional Elective Monarchy|
|- Monarch of Imvrassia||Despotes Aggelos as Regent of Imvrassia|
|Legislature||Chancellery of the State|
|Established||1 May 2019|
New Byzantium is an Exarchate of the Empire of Imvrassia. It was established on 1 May 2013 as a sovereign Kingdom. On 17 June 2016 New Byzantium was put under Protectorate of the Kingdom of Imvrassia and the same day became a member of the Commonwealth of Hellenic Micronations. On 30 December 2019 it was annexed to Imvrassia.
Government & Politics
The government of the Kingdom was a Federal Constitutional Elective Monarchy. The head of the state was the King. The King was elected by the Royal Elective Synod (R.E.S). The R.E.S consists 9 Despots (despótēs',"lords",greek Δεσπότης). The legislative and administrative authority was the King and the Chancellery of the State. The head of the Chancellery was the Chancellor of the State. The chancellery includes the foreign secretariat , the interior and justice secretariat, the expansion secretariat and finally one royal representative. The Chancellery of State had been elected by the people and appointed by the King. After the administrative reorganization of 1st of January 2020 the Exarchate has administratively subordinate to the Praetorian Prefecture of Thracia.
Nobility & Noble titles
The titles of nobility of New Byzantium was a mix of the western feudalism and the Byzantine titles of nobility. The national constitution which was in effect since the day of the foundation of the Kingdom includes the following titles of nobility which can be granted to any citizen of the nation from the King. The titles by order of precedence were as follow :
Despot and Elector, Prince, Despot (without the right to vote in the R.E.S), Duke, Patrician, Count, Viscount, and Baron
The title of Despot (despótēs , greek Δεσπότης) is a major title of nobility of the kingdom and it's history goes back to the Byzantine court titles.
For those who have contributed to the kingdom without been citizens can bear the title of Patrician , Count or Baron.
The Interior and Justice Secretariat of the State was responsible for the law.
Citizenship can be granted to any person wanting to be a citizen of the kingdom and to participate in the public life of the Exarchate. Those that are interested in becoming citizens of New Byzantium may contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additionally, the Exarchate is also looking for those individuals that would be interested in governmental duties and responsibilities.
The Administrative Map of the Exarchate
The State is divided into 9 Despotates including the little despotate of the capital which is coloured with yellow. As it is said before, the 9 Despots of the territory take part to the R.E.S which elects the King for a period of life. Each Despot of the Despotate which is colored with yellow is the Great Elector (President) of the R.E.S. Generally each Despotate includes duchies, counties, viscounts and barons although they are not mentioned in this particular map.
- 1 May - National Day
- 29 May - National Day of Mourning
The Royal Standard (inactive)
The Royal Standard of the Kingdom is a complex of the cross and the four (4) B of the Byzantine Empire and the two headed eagles surrounded with crowns.