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married the niece of the last Byzantine emperor in AD 1472 and claimed the title tsar (caesar) and claimed himself Sovereign of All Russia
a member of the council of landowners and wealthy merchants who assisted princes in early Russia
longest river in Europe, it begins in the Valdai Hills and flows 2,290 miles southeast to the Caspian Sea, cutting across the steppes and forests of eastern Europe
a separation of the church in AD 1054 that created the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox church in the East
representation or picture of a sacred Christian person, the picture or statue itself regarded as sacred
strategic city of the Byzantine Empire lovated on the penninsula between Europe and Asia, and the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea; birthplace of the Eastern Orthodox religion
a river flowing 1,420 miles south into the Black Sea and the 3rd longest in Europe, it cuts across the steppes and thick forests of eastern Europe
the Turks from central Asia who converted to Islam, they degeated the Byzantines at Manzikert
Alexander Nevsky became ruler of this small town and expanded the influence of Muscovy and which eventually replaced Kiev as the capital of Russia
a missionary who invented an alphabet for the Slavic languages in order to spread the Orthodox Christianity
Roman emperor that built Constantinope in 330 AD in the very strategic penninsula between Europe and Asia, the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea
a penninsula in southeastern Europe bounded by the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas to the east and the Adriatic and Ionian Seas to the west and the Black Sea to the east
supportive wife of Justinian and an active participant in government, she advocated that a wide had the right to own land equal to her wealth at betrothal
viking leader who accepted the invitation of the Slavs to instill orfer in the area called Russia
Revolt of taxpayers in 532 AD- Theodora encouraged Justinian to remain and assert his power
during what period/what:
-appointed a commission to codify or classify the Roman Empire's laws
-got rid of outdated laws, simplified many, and got the rest in categories?
Justinian's Rule (code of law)
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