Emperor Constantine,AD 330 moved the capital from Rome to the Greek city Byzantium in the east, and renamed the city. This city became the capital of the Roman empire. It was strategically located for trade and defense purposes.
Church established in the Byzantine Empire after the split from the Roman Catholic Church; Greek & Russian Orthodox Churches descend from this
code of justinian
compilation of the complex system of Roman laws; became the system of laws for the Byzantine Empire
Frankish king who conquered most of Europe and was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Leo III in the year 800
a political and social system that developed during the Middle Ages; nobles offered protection and land in return for service
men of women who were the poorest members of society, peasants who worked the lord's land in exchange for protection
An economic system based on the manor and lands including a village and surrounding acreage which were administered by a lord. It developed during the Middle Ages to increase agricultural production.
a system of farming developed in medieval Europe, in which farm land was divided into three fields of equal size and each of these was successively planted with a winter crop, planted with a spring crop, and left unplanted.
A series of military expeditions launched by Christian Europeans to win the Holy land back from Muslim control.
(Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology