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The uniform code created by a panel of 400 legal experts; it served the Byzantine Empire for 900 years
The Church of "Holy Wisdom" built by Justinian in Constanipole; considered the crowning glory of his reign
People of the forests north of the Black Sea who were influenced by Greek Byzantine missionaries and traders
The prince and military hero of Novgorod; he advised fellow Rusian princes to cooperate with the Mongols
A migrating Turkish group that converted to Islam and Captured Baghdad, eventually occupying most of Anatolia
The Seljuk sultan who built a great empire and took pride in supporting Persian artists and architects
Yaroslav the Wise
He ruled Kiev (1019-1054), forged trading alliances with Western Europe, and created a legal code
The Russian prince of Moscow who openly challenged the Mongols and liberated Russia in a bloodless standoff
Author, under the patronage of Malik Shah, of a famous set of poems called the Rubaiyat
A stadium in Constantinople that could hold 60,000 spectators to watch chariot races and performance acts
The "Middle Way", or main street that ran through Constantinople; it was lined with merchants stalls
The most powerful woman in Byzantine history, she passed laws and advised her husband Justinian
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