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Byzantine Empire

Byzantine empire 1000 years of a strong and large empire 500’s-1463 Location: on the Black Sea Mediterranean Sea Therefore good fisherman, sailors Therefore good economy, good trade. Therefore a lot of cultural diffusion -In ancient times this is called Asia Minor -Not to far from Greece Therefore a lot of Greek influences. 1) Spoke Greek 2) Influenced by Greek Architecture 3) Influenced by a new form of Christianity Greek orthodox church=Byzantine Empire is called the Eastern Orthodox...

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Cultural Heavyweights Dar Al-Islam and the Byzantine Empire.

WHAP Cultural Heavyweights Dar Al-Islam and The Byzantine Empire. The Muslim World and The Byzantine Empire were two of the most powerful and most-linked-together civilizations during the Middle Ages due mostly to their cultural achievements, religious values, and economic activities. The Byzantine Empire and Muslim World had very similar and different cultural achievements due to their very unique styles but also sharing each other’s ideas as well. The Muslim world’s...

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Byzantine Empire

Date Name DBQ SzBYZANTINE EMPIRE UNDER IUSTINIAN Historical Context Justinian became emperor in527, he was determined to revive the ancient Roman Empire, to build a new Rome. He established Constantinople as the capital of the Byzantine, or Eastern RomarL Empire. Justiniar{s actions preserved Roman heritage for more than a thousand years. \Atrhen I Directions: The following question is based on the accompanying documents Part A. As you analyze the documents, take into account both...

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The Byzantine Empire

The Byzantine Empire, in western Asia and southeastern Europe, expanded into eastern Europe. The Byzantine Empire, with territory in the Balkans, the Middle East, and the eastern Mediterranean, maintained very high levels of political, economic, and cultural life between 500 and 1450 C.E. The empire continued many Roman patterns and spread its Orthodox Christian civilization through most of eastern Europe, Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia. Catholic Christianity, without an imperial center, spread in...

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Byzantine Empire

tribes 2 St. Paul used the term ekklesia to refer to (A) a parish church (B) the Mediterranean-wide assembly of Jesus’ followers (C) the office and officials of the Christian religion (D) the building in which Christians worshipped 3 The Byzantine emperor Justinian is most famous for his (A) reconquest of Italy (B) conversion of the Slavic peoples (C) contributions to Christian theology (D) code of law 4 The value which Germanic tribes ascribed to the worth of individual members was...

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Byzantine Empire vs China

was built up by large empires characterized by constant patterns of change, trade, and considerable changes in technologies. In 1492 CE these civilizations got global, meaning that the interactions among these different societies stopped being regional. Two empires who were very important during the Postclassical Period were the Byzantine Empire and China. Geographically these civilizations were far apart, but as they developed, they became two of the most influential empires of the time. Also, as...

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The Byzantine Empire

The Byzantine Empire The Byzantine Empire, the survivor of the Roman empire, flourished into the oldest and longest lasting empire in our history. It began with Constantine the Great's triumph of Christianity. He then transferred his capital from Rome to the refounded Byzantium in the early 4th century, year 330 AD, and named it Constantinople after himself. This city became the surviving safe spot after the breakup of the Western Roman empire by the 5th century. It was by far the largest...

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Justinian Byzantine Empire

ESSAY 1 The fall of the western portion of the Roman Empire is attributed to multiple factors. Many of its people suffered from a series of plagues. Heavy taxation put huge financial strains on the people. Also, the Germans had a large responsibility for the fall of Western Rome. To the north, they were being pushed off of their lands by the Huns. Like dominoes, the Germans proceeded to the borders of the Roman Empire in Italy and attacked, sacking Rome in 410 A.D. In 476, the last of the Roman...

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The Byzantine Empire

The Byzantine Empire, sometimes known as the Eastern Roman Empire, was the predominantly Greek-speaking continuation of the eastern half of the Roman Empire during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Its capital city was Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul), originally founded as Byzantium. It survived the 5th century fragmentation and fall of the Western Roman Empire and continued to exist for an additional thousand years until it fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453. During most of its existence...

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My Art History

STUDY GUIDE FOR FINALS . BYZANTINE ART AND ARCHITECTURE 1. Why called byzantine? The art and architecture of Constantinople before Constantine renamed the city after himself was Byzantium . 2. Who was Justinian , Theodora ? Justinian was the emperor in the early byzantine period who ruled from 527 to 565 and Theodora was the wife to him 3. Hagia Sophia built for Justinian . Innovations 4. What are penditives and sqinches ? Penditives are spherical triangle surrounded by arches . squinches...

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