Byzantine Empire, Russia, Mongols World Civ 9 Vocab

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Easteren Roman Empire

Or Byzantine Empire, that contined to flourish with Constantinople as its captital

Byzantium/ Constantinople

Capital of Eastern Empire/ Byzantine

Byzantium Empire

Or Eastern Empire, that contined to flourish with Constantinople as its captital

Justinian

Recoved Eastern Empire. Great Ruler that helped the Empire last longer

Justinian Code

400 years of Roman law oragnized into a single uniform code

Hagia Sophia

most magnifcent chistian church by Justinian

Hippodrome

here, citizens could enjoy free entertianment such as wild chariot racing and performing arts

Nika Rebellion

citizens were angry wiht the government. Many rebells gathered in the Hippodrome and damanded to overthrow Justinian. Justinian almost fleed, but he didnt. Insteed, his army came and killed 30,000 of the rebells

Theodora

Justinians wife that convinced him to stay during the Nika Rebellion

Plegue of Justinia

illness hit Constantinople, 10,000 people were dying everyday. This destroyed a huge percentage of the Byzantine population

Eastern Orthodox Church

The Eastern Church

Patriarch

leading birshop in the East, but still bowed to the king

Icons

Religios images used by the Eastern Christians to aid their divotions

Roman Catholic Church

The Western Church

Excommunication

Declearing someone to be an out cast form the church

Saint Basil

Eastern Orthdox missonary who enlightend the Slavs in the 9th century. Worked wiht Cyril

Sait Cyril

Worked with Basil. invented the Slavic language so the Slavs could read the bible in their own tounge

Cyrillic Alphabet

consistes of many Slavic languages including Russian

Slavs

Introduced to Eastern christianity in the 9th century

Vladimir

Ruler of Kiev. Converted to chrsitian and liked Byzantine ideas

Kiev

A city in Russia that was first home to vikings and Slavs. A Orthodox city

Moscow

A city that was Allyed with the Church, was able to challange the Mongols

Ivan lll

Openlly challanged the Monogls. Their armies faced but never fought. "Russias Liberattion"

Czar

Ivan lll nick name

Pastoralists

Nomadic poeoples that herded domestic animals

Mogols

nomadic poeple that sought to conquer all of China, under the rule of Genghis Khan

Khans

The family name of the leaders of the Mongols

Khanate of the Golden Horde

The Official name of the empire ruled by the Mongols

Genghis Khan

The person who unted the Mongols and made the goal to conquer Chinia. Smart millitary leader

Asian Steppe

Nomads that lived on horse back using their animals for food, clothes, housing and drinks

Clans

kinship groups traveling in groups

Pax Mongolia

Mongol Peace. The Mongols granteed safe trade and traveling

Kublai Khan

Ruler of China and the Mongol Empire. Changed the capital to China

Yuan Dynasty

Kublai Khan Dynasty

Marco Polo

left very little information about himself, but he worked for Kublai and loved China

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