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AP World History Chapter 9
Mrs. Rowan, Mead High School, Chapter 9 Vocabulary
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A byzantine cathedral built in the 6th century under the guidance of Emperor Justinian. Highlights includes unique dome exterior and vibrant décor, including the use of mosaics and icons. Because it sits at the crossroads of east and west, the building has a unique history. Initially built as a Christian cathedral, it was later converted to a Muslim mosque and now serves as a museum. It is considered a masterpiece of Byzantine art and architecture.
The Byzantine Emperor who attempted to rule in the old fashion of Rome. He attempted to restore Mediterranean unity through territory and his law code, but in the end he was unsuccessful.
Byzantine weapon consisting of mixtures of chemicals that ignited when exposed to water. It was utilized to defend against the encroachment of Arab expansionists, who continuously attacked Constantinople.
Eastern half of the Roman Empire following the collapse of the western half. Though only a shadow of its former self. This empire maintained control because its land was more civilized than the west. It was the center of trade and art for nearly 1,000 years.
The region north of Greece bordering the Adriatic Sea. It was the farthest area of western Europe controlled by the Byzantines.
The capital of the Byzantine Empire. the city established by Constantinople after moving the capital of the Roman Empire from Rome. Today the city is known as Istanbul. It is at the crossroads between east and west.
Images of religious figures (done in the mode of paintings) that become objects of veneration (worship) within Christianity of the Byzantine Empire.
East-West Schism (aka great Schism)
The split between the Roman Catholic church in the west and the Eastern Orthodox church based in Constantinople. The split centered a role of the Pope in the decision making process of the church, the language of the bible, and whether priests should be celibate.
Cyril & Methodius
Two Byzantine missionaries who extended the reach of the Church to east central regions of Europe.
Trade city in southern Russia established by Scandinavian trader in the 9th century. later it would become the focal point of the Russian kingdom.
Ruled the kingdom of Russia from 980-1015. Is best known for converting he and his kingdom to Eastern Orthodox Christianity, because it would give him better standing with the Byzantines and he disliked the authority of the Pope. As a result, Eastern Orthodoxy gained many new followers.
A split within the Eastern Orthodox Church that saw a new church from within Russia.
The Russian aristocracy. They did not hold as much political clout as other aristocratic groups studied.
Last of the great Kievan monarchs. He used the legal codes of the Byzantines and applied them within his kingdom.
mongols who captured Russian cities and destroyed the Kiev in 1206.
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