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Western Studies Unit 3 Test

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Byzantium
Constantinople's former name
1,000
How many years did the Byzantium empire last?
Justinian
High-ranking nobleman
Justinian Code
Type of Government in the Byzantium Empire
Greek
The main language of the Byzantium Empire
valued
Grece-Roman culture was _______________. (choices: valued or forgotten)
Nika Revolt
Revolt where Justinian almost lost power.
Hippodrome
Stadium where the nika revolt was held.
Theodora
Justinian's wife
taxation
Causes of the revolt (Nika): high ________.
power
Causes of the revolt (Nika): thought Justinain was getting too much __________.
Demes
Represented political and religious tendencies.
Blues
Upper class political party
Greens
Lower class political party
tax
Justinian learned after the Nika Revolt that he could not _____ the people too much.
emperor
The Demes learned after the Nika Revol that they should not mess with the ___________.
peninsula
Constantinople was located on a ___________.
Justinian Policy
Promoted trade and commerce on a wide scale.
Procopius
This person thought that the sea provided Byzantium with all it needed, and it made it beautiful.
Cassius
This person thought that Byzantium was well protected and fortified by the sea wall.
North Africa
Location of the Vandal War.
Roman
Reasons for the war (Vandal): free __________ lands.
frontiers
Reasons for the war (Vandal): Restore ancient ___________ of Roman and Ortrhodox Christian Empire.
christianity
Reasons for the war (Vandal): spread ________________.
Belisarius
Justinian's general
Arianism
Christian heresy that said Jesus was not the same substance as God.
Bubonic Plague
Plague that wiped out a huge number of the Byzantium population and lasted for nearly 200 years.
shrunk
Because of outside invaders, the empire ________. (choices: grew, shrunk, stayed the same)
west
After the church split, the Roman Catholic Church was in the _______. (choices: north, east, south, or west)
east
After the church split, the Orthodox Church was in the _____. (choices: north, east, south, or west)
Patriarch
Leading bishop of the eastern church.
Icons
Religious images used by Eastern Churches to aid their devotions.
Excommunication
Declaring someone and outcast of the church.
Mehmed II
Murad's son, conquered Constantinople.
The Royal One
Name of the turkish cannon that took down the sea wall.
Istanbul
City today where constantinople was.