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Greeks, the Byzantine Empire
______made up the Byzantine Empire's largest group. Other peoples found within the __________ included Egyptians, Syrians, Arabs, Jews, Persian, and others.
The capital of the Byzantine Empire was _____ and became one of the world's great cities.
crossroads of trade
Constantinople sat at a the ______ of ______ between Europe and Asia. The trade made the city very wealthy.
reform the law code
Justinian decided the empire's laws were disorganized and too difficult to understand. He ordered a group of legal scholars to ________.
The new simplified law code became known as the ________ and has had great influence on the laws of almost every country in Europe.
One of Justinian's greatest achievements was building the huge church called _________.It became the religious center of the Byzantine Empire.
Inside Hagia Sophia, worshipers could see walls of beautiful marble and ______ which are pictures made from many bits of colored glass or stone.
stay home and take care of their families
Byzantine women were not encouraged to lead independent lives. They were expected to ________.
Several royal women served as ______ which is a person who stands in for a ruler who is too young or too ill to govern.
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