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WHI. 6 Byzantine Empire
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the Byzantine Emperor who developed Justinian's code, built the Hagia Sophia, walls, and the Hippodrome
Emperor of the Roman Empire who moved the capital to Constantinople. He eventually converted to Christianity as well.
Most famous example of Byzantine architecture, it was built under Justinian I and is considered one of the most perfect buildings in the world.
Capital of the Byzantine Empire
Roman emperor who divided the empire into a West and an East section.
Art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
a representation or image of a sacred personage, often considered sacred itself
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
Roman law that was modified by revising old and not needed laws. Named after the Byzantine Emperor Justinian.
Greek and Roman knowledge and tradition were preserved in these
an alphabet drived from the Greek alphabet and used for writing Slavic languages
Head of the Roman Catholic Church
Head of the Eastern Orthodox Church
a Byzantine missionary who invented an alphabet for the Slavic language
The Great Schism
the official split between the Roman Catholic and Byzantine churches that occurred in 1054
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