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Byzantium
The capital of the Roman empire was moved from Rome to this city in the east
Constantinople
Byzantium was renamed this
476 AD
The year that the western Roman Empire fell
Ottomans
The group that overcame the Byzantine Empire
Greco-Roman
The Byzantine Empire preserved this classical culture
Justinian
Byzantine emperor who codified Roman law, reconquered most of the former Roman territories, and expanded trade
Justinian's Code
Code of law which was codified by Justinian
Icons
Religious images which were important in the church, especially in the eastern Christian church
Mosaics
Type of art whcih was placed in public and religious structures, especially in the Byzantine Empire (little pieces of stone, glass, rock, etc. arranged to create a picture)
Hagia Sophia
Byzantine domed church
Greek
Language of the Byzantine Empire
Greek Orthodox
Type of Christianity practiced in the Byzantine Empire
Byzantine libraries
Greek and Roman knowledge was preserved in these
Constantinople
City where the Eastern Orthodox Church was centered
Greek
Language used in liturgy of Eastern Church
Rome
City where Western Church was centered
Latin
Language used in the liturgy in the Western Church
Pope
The division between the Western and Eastern Churches was caused by arguments over the authority of this leader
Celibacy
This practice (no marriage) for priests was accepted in the Western Church
Baltic Sea
Trade routes in the Byzantine Empire existed between the Black Sea and this other sea
Russia
This region along with the most of the rest of Eastern Europe converted to Orthodox Christianity
St. Cyril
An Orthodox monk helped create this for the Slavic languages in Eastern Europe and Russia
Orthodox Church
This institution greatly influenced architecture and art in the Byzantine Empire
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