Byzantine Empire Vocabulary
Mills Park Middle Sixth Grade Social Studies
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legal system created by Justinian; helped guarantee fair treatment for all
trade city in southern Russia
Dynasty ruled by Byzantine Empire reached its height under the Macedonian emperors of the late 9th-11th centuries
nomadic group of people from northern Eurasia; led Genghis Khan
people in eastern, southeastern and central Europe
Group of Vikings who migrated into Eastern Europe and eventually created the Kieven state
Kievan ruler who brought Christianity to Russia
ancient Greek trading city; present day Istanbul, Turkey
Eastern European alphabet
first Christian branch to break away from the Catholic Church
Church built by Justinian; translates to "holy wisdom"
stadium in Constantinople
The society that developed in the eastern Roman Empire after the west fell.
Capital of the Byzantine Empire
Pictures made with pieces of colored stones or glass.
One-time Emperor of the Byzantine Empire
One-time Empress of the Byzantine Empire
Group who captured Constantinople in 1453 and brought an end to the Byzantine Empire
Eastern Roman emperor who strengthened Byzantine army and government