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Byzantine Empire
eastern roman empire
New Rome
new capital known as Constantinople
Justinian
emperor humble beginnings success owed to Theodora
Nika revolt
revolt could have toppled Justinian empire
Eastern Orthodox church
branch of the roman catholic church
Basil II
burglar slayer
Seljuk Turks
originally nomadic tribes powerful force in the east
crusades
christian military expeditions sent to free the east
ottoman Turks
Muslim invaders
Slavs
lived in Russia lacked leadership
Varangians
like vikings plundered Slavic villages
Rurick
gained control of Novgorod
Vladimir I
kievan ruler
Muhammad
claimed to be the last great prophet of Allah
Allah
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