The Byzantine Empire weakened after the _________ captured Asia Minor
Because they refused to worship icons, the pope excommunicated the
During the Nika Revolt, _________ persuaded Justinian to stay and defend Constantinople.
The Justinian Code preserved _________ ideas.
________ were used to express the ideas of Christianity to those who could not read the Bible.
The trade routes of Constantinople were extremely valuable to the Byzantine Empire
Which of the following events led to the formal split of the Christian Church?
The pope declared the iconoclasts as heretics and excommunicated them
Constantinople was eventually captured by
the Ottoman Turks
The Hagia Sophia is an example of the importance of religion in Byzantine culture
Theodora contributed to Byzantine law by
helping her husband to pass laws which allowed women to inherit land
The Justianian Code was the basis for _______ civil law
The Eastern Orthodox Church did not accept the authority of ______
One of the great artistic achievements of Justinian's rule was
the development of the mosaic
Justinian used tax money to build
all of the above
The Iconoclast Controversy was about
the display of religious icons churches
The major roads in Constantinople only travel as far west as
The Golden Gate
Kievan Russia helped the Byzantine Empire maintain its trade and industry by supplying it with
Which of the following best describes the term Rus?
The medieval Russian state established by traders and warriors.
Kievan Russia was governed by princes and
councils of nobles
The Hagia Sophia is about ________ miles from the Forum of Bovis.
The taiga was one of Kievan Russia's
The Pravada Russkia was introduced by
Yaroslav the Wise
Kievan Russia's conversion to Christianity resulted in a church-based culture that produced works such as the Hagia Sophia
cold, rainy agricultural region
Kiev traded all of the following goods with the Greeks EXCEPT
The steppes provide
fertile land for agriculture
The Byzantine Empire was ruled by
Orthodox church elders
agricultural life in the taiga was difficult because of the short growing season
The ________ were nobles who advised princes in Kievan Russia
veches were used to discuss important matters that effected the whole community
Byzantine law based on Roman justice
Christian Kievan Russian ruler
Kievan Russia traded with the _________ extensively
_______ strengthened Russia by uniting several principalities under one ruler.
The Poles were different from the Slavs because
they followed the western church
Which direction would you go if you were traveling FROM St. Irene TO Acropolis?
At ______________ two major roads, coming from the southwest and northwest, enter Constantinople.
the Wall of Theodosius
To get from the Palace of Blachernae to the Acropolis, one would travel along ____________.
the Golden Horn
absolute monarch or caesar
which two provinces broke away from russia and former kingdoms that were hostile to the eastern slavs
Lithuania and Poland
under the rule of justinian the byzantine empire expanded to its largest size
the first ruler of a unified russia was
Both peasants and farmers could become slaves under
the mongols remained relatively peaceful in exchange for
Kiev was taken over by
Ivan III began the tradition in Russia of
which of the following statements about the expansion of russia is true
Ivan IV wanted Russia to become the third Roman empire
Before Islam, most Arabs were polytheistic.
journey of Muhammad and his followers to Medina
For Muslims, obeying Allah's will means following
the Five Pillars of Islam.
As tribes were created and organized within the Arab Peninsula, sheikhs were elected as leaders. Who was responsible for electing the sheikhs?
A council of elders
which of the following statements does not describe the caravan trade
the caravan led worshipers to Mecca during the hajj
one of the Five Pillars of Islam
Muhammad was born in Mecca
according to islam allah spoke to muhammad through the angel gabriel
the first Great Prince
leader of the rus
Muslim scholars and theologians organized Islam's moral rules into the _______, or code of law
chief Islamic religious authority
Which of these groups broke away from the Islamic Empire?.
The Crusades were ended by Saladin when he invaded Jerusalem in 1187 and brought an end to the Fatimid dynasty. His actions to not allow a massacre made him known as a compassionate conqueror.
Which family assumed control when the Umayyad family was defeated?
"struggle in the way of God"
all of the following occurred after muhammad's death except
his only daughter succeeded him
the golden age of the abbasid caliphate was the reign of
The Muslim Empire included ________ in Europe
What is the hajj
it is a pilgrimage to Mecca
The Seljuk Turks captured Baghdad
during the abbasid dynasty the council that advised the caliph was led by a prime minister known as
replaced the Umayyads
The Umayyad dynasty was replaced by the