Study sets, textbooks, questions
Upgrade to remove ads
Arts and Humanities
History of Europe
WORLD HISTORY 10-11 TERMS
Terms in this set (42)
(500-1453) the eastern portion of the roman Empire which survived beyond the collapse of the roman empire with its capital at Constantinople; retained mediterranean culture, particularly Greek; later lost Palestine, Syria and Egypt to Islam.
6th century Byzantine emperor; failed to reconqueror the western portions of the empire ; rebuilt Constantinople ;codified Roman law
Empress theodora (981-1056), name sake of Justinian's powerful wife, rules jointly with her sister Zoe
(505-565) One of Justinians most important military commanders during period of re-conquest of western Europe ; commanded in north africa and italy
images of religious figures venerated by Byzantine Christians
the breaking of images; religious controversy of 8th century ;Byzantine emperor attempted but failed, to suppress icon veneration
Cyril and Methodius
Byzantine missionaries sent to convert eastern europe and the balkans; responsible for creating the Slavic written script called Cyrillic
Ruler of Kiev (980-1054) ; converted kingdom to Orthodox Christianity
Russian form of Christianity brought from the Byzantine Empire
last of the great Kievan monarchs; issued legal codification based on formal codes developed in Byzantium
Russian landholding acristocrats; possessed less politicial power than their western European counterparts
Mongols who conquered russian cities;during the 13th century left Russian church and aristocracy intact
Capital of the Byzantine Empire; constructed on the site of byzantium,an old Greek city on the Bosporus
Orthodox Christian Church
eastern church which was created in 1053 after the schism from the western Roman Church ; its head is the patriarch of Constantinople
312-337 Strong emperor toward the end of the roman Empire who tried with some success to reverse the tide of its ultimate fall. Constantine moved the capital away from Rome to Constanople and allowed freedom of woship for christians with the edict of Milan.
Recommended textbook explanations
Impact California Social Studies World History, Culture, and Geography The Modern World
Jackson J. Spielvogel
Modern World History Patterns of Interaction
Dahia Ibo Shabaka, Larry S. Krieger, Linda Black, Phillip C. Naylor, Roger B. Beck
Savvas Learning Co
Jackson J. Spielvogel
Sets with similar terms
WHAP Period 3 Key Terms
English 4 AngloSaxon Background
Other sets by this creator
US History Vocab
Ch 35-36 6B quiz 2
How did popular religion differ from institutional religion in the eighteenth century?
Why was Great Britain the first state to have an Industrial Revolution?
In what ways did Napoleon's policies reject the accomplishments of the French Revolution? In what ways did his policies strengthen the Revolution's accomplishments?
What were conditions like on the home front for Japan and the major Western nations involved in World War II?