the biggest difference between Rome and Constantinople
most important factor that unified Byzantine empire
rich delta farmland
Constantinople was not a city surrounded by
taking over trade in their own ships
the Phoenicians hurt Byz. by
government, church, and law
Byzantine Empire had power over
his wife, Theodora
when a revolt threatened Justinian's rule, he got advice from
they lost loyalty of farmers
when the empire didn't need a large army
leader of the Byzantine Church
most important Byzantine influence on government
In order to regain Roman land, Justinian had to beat the
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