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  • Byzantine Empire Notes

    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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    Period 3 DBQ: The Byzantine Empire When the western Roman Empire descended into chaos in 500 C.E. much of the Roman culture on the west side was lost‚ while the Eastern empire survived and preserved much of the surviving Roman Culture‚ but changed it’s name to the “Byzantine Empire‚” showing individuality in many aspects between Rome and Byzantine. The Byzantine Empire was the surviving reminisces of the Roman Empire‚ which flourished into the oldest and longest lasting empire in our history.

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    DBQ 5: Byzantine Empire under Justinian When Justinian became emperor in 527‚ he wanted to build a new Rome by incorporating the ancient Roman Empire. He made Constantinople the capital of the Byzantine Empire and kept the Roman culture along with the Greek culture for more than a thousand years. Justinian helped rebuild the Roman Empire by the many contributions he gave to the empire; he was able to rule a well-structured empire. Justinian was known partly for rebuilding the Roman Empire; he

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  • Byzantine Empire Culture Analysis

    Ostrogorsky‚ the “breathing space was not spent in conservation and consolidation‚” but it was a nice break time‚ although the empire had some “heroic achievements” and had a peace time. According to Ostrogorsky‚ “the ineffective successors of Basil II were not capable of carrying on the struggle against the feudal magnets.” “The economic and social structure of the Empire underwent a radical change.” “The landed aristocracy had won the game and the only question which remained was which particular

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  • The Byzantine Empire

    The Byzantine Empire The Byzantine Empire was one of the most beautiful empires in the history of the world. It had beautiful architecture‚ as well as revolutionary ideas that shaped much of the world we live in today. Without the impact of the Byzantine Empire‚ the world might be very different. One of the most important characteristics of the Byzantine Empire was their cities. Standing out among the others‚ Constantinople. Constantinople‚ now Istanbul‚ was a beautiful and prosperous city

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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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  • 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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  • Byzantine Empire Social Structure

    Annotation 9: 1200 C.E. Social Structure of the Byzantine Empire (Theme 5) The Byzantine Empire consisted of three different classes. The upper class included aristocrats‚ government officials‚ senior military officers‚ and large landowners. The middle class included merchants and owners of medium-sized landed properties. The lower class included people working under those of the upper class and the clergy. It was possible to move up the ladder to a different class through military service or

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    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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    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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