Kingdom of New Byzantium
The King of Kings reigns the city of Kings
-ΒΑΣΙΛΕΥΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΥΕΙ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΥΟΥΣΑΝ
|Some area in Hellas (Greece) |
|Capital city||New Rome|
|Official language(s)||Hellenic (Greek)|
|Government||Federal Constitutional Elective Monarchy|
|- Chancellor of the State||Office vacant|
|- King||Office vacant|
|Legislature||Chancellery of the State|
The Kingdom of New Byzantium is a modern Hellenic micronational kingdom, which was established on 1 May 2013 and member of the League of Hellenistic Micronations.
Government & Politics
The polity of the Kingdom is Federal Constitutional Elective Monarchy. The head of the state is the King. The King is 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 is the King and the Chancellory of the State. The head of the Chancellory is the Chancellor of the State. The chancellory includes the foreign secretariat , the interior and justice secretariat, the expansion secratariat and finally one royal representative. The Chancellory of State is been elected by the people and apointed by the King. On 17 June 2016 the Kingdom of New Byzantium was put under protectorate of the Kingdom of Imvrassia and the same day became a member of the Commonwealth of Hellenic Micronations.
Nobility & Noble titles
The titles of nobility in the kingdom are a mix of the western feoudalism and the byzantine titles of nobility. The national constitution which is in effect since the day of the foudation of the Kingdom includes the following titles of nobility which can be granded to any citizen of the nation from the King. The titles by order of precedence are as follow : Despot and Elector, Prince, Despot (without the right to vote in the R.E.S), Duke, Patrician, Count, Viscount, 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 Secratariat of the State is responible for the law in the kingdom.
Citizenship can be granted to any person wanting to be a citizen of the kingdom and to participate in the public life of the State. Currently not accepted applications for new citizens.
The Administrative Map of the KingdomThe State is divided into 9 Despotates icluding 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.
The Royal Standard
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.