a Roman emperor
Who was Justinian?
The eastern Roman Empire ended in
Early Christian communities were led by
Conflicts between kings forced Israel to break into two kingdoms---Israel and
During which Jewish holiday do Jews celebrate the Exodus?
Jewish religious leaders are called
the Greek language.
One non-Roman feature in the Byzantine Empire was
his descendants would be a might nation.
According to the Bible, God promised Abraham that
a sign that God was protecting them.
The Hebrews viewed their release from slavery as
doing what is right and proper.
Righteousness is the concept of
the miracle of the oil lamp
The holiday of Hanukkah celebrates
reading passages from the Torah
A central part of all Jewish religious services is
people have interpreted Jesus's teachings in many different ways.
There are many Christian denominations because
two groups of enemies in the Byzantine Empire.
Justinian was threatened by
he saw a cross in the sky
According to legend, Constantine became a Christian because of this event.
The Gospels were written by Matthew, Mark, Luke and this man.
became the leader of the Apostles after Jesus died
The Bible says that Moses received these on Mount Sinai.
The Hebrews' journey out of Egypt is known by this name.
The eastern Roman Empire is also called by this name.
Byzantine society was influenced by merchants from Asia, Africa, and Europe.
Both Abraham and Moses led the Hebrews on long journeys.
Central ideas of Judaism include justice, righteousness, and law.
Jews revolted against Roman conquerors in Jerusalem; as a result many were killed or enslaved.
The Roman emperors in the east were powerful leaders but they had no power over the church.
The most important Jewish laws are the Ten Commandments.
"A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches" is an example of a Psalm.
Most Roman emperors persecuted and killed Christians.
One hundred years after the death of Justinian, the eastern Roman Empire reached the height of its power.
A saint is a person who is admired for his or her holiness.
a place where Jesus grew up
the Hebrews' religion
the capital of the eastern Roman Empire
where the Hebrews settled and became known as the Israelites
pictures made from pieces of colored glass or stone
one of the Byzantine Empire's most beautiful churches
a code of moral laws
a book with commentaries explaining Jewish laws
worship of only one God
Just as the father welcomes the son home, God would forgive sinners who turned away from sin.
What does the following parable mean? A son leaves home, behaves badly, and spends all his money. When he comes home, his father welcomes him with open arms and celebrates his return.
People would see merchants from faraway places, the Haggia Sophis, and Greek being spoken.
Describe a walk through Constantinople. What sights and sounds would you experience?