Byzantine Empire Quiz #1
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The Byzantine Empire called themselves this empire
The city of Constantinople was founded by this man
Why was Constantinople an ideal location for a capital city?
Peninsula, surrounded by water on three sides connecting the Black and Mediterranean Seas. Therefore it was great for defense and trade.
Removed bad laws, gave rights to girls, and simplified the laws.
Justinian's Wife, Queen of Byzantium.
One of the most important military commanders during period of reconquest of western Europe; commanded in north Africa and Italy
first great leader of the Byzantine Empire
The Western Roman Empire Fell
Because of Barbarian attacks, inflated clash, and bad rulers.
The Eastern Roman Empire lasted
Lots of money, cities, and strong defenses.
The main religion in Rome