Chapter 10 Learning Guide - The Worlds of European Christendom
Main Idea 1- When Rome split into 2 halves, the eastern half of the eastern half of the empire flourished and became wealthier, more urbanized, and had access to the Black Sea, which allowed for the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire) to flourish.
Main Idea 2- The Western half of the Roman Empire was not successful as the Eastern Empire partially because of its location further away from the major trade routes.
Main Idea 3- The rise and fall of European empires and kingdom was unique. Many historians believe that the impact of the rise of Europe was not as large as people have thought.