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story of the world vol. 2 ch. 4

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Constantinople
capital city of the Eastern Roman Empire
Byzantine Empire
last surviving part of the Eastern Roman Empire
Orthodox Church
Christians in the Eastern Roman Empire who didn't believe that the pope should make decisions for the whole church
Roman Catholic Church
The Roman Church that follows the Pope
The Great Schism
the split between the Eastern and Roman Church
Date of the Great Schism
1054 AD
Patriarchs
leaders of the Eastern Orthodox Church
Why did Rome divide?
it got too large to protect
Why did the Roman Church divide?
the western half wanted to follow the pope and the eastern didn't
Hagia Sophia
the largest church in Constantinople
Why did Justinian want to go to Constantinople?
to go to school
What did Justinian do when he became Emperor?
sent his army to conquer lands that were once ruled by Rome, Italy, Africa, Spain and all those around the sea
Justinian's problem
all the lands he conquered followed different laws
Theodora's help
encouraged her husband to stay and fight, that's why Justinian rarely made a decision without her
mosaic
picture made by by arranging colored pieces into a pattern
saint
a person with a close relationship to God, Roman Catholics believe saints have to have done a miracle
Code of Justinian
the unified laws he came up with like:everyone can go to the beach or river, finders keepers, you could own slaves but you couldn't beat them, if you're trimming a tree you must yell it out, preachers must be loud enough to hear!
Byzantine Empire Location
around the Mediterranean Sea
Justinian became Emperor in what year?
527 AD
Wife of Justinian :name and previous occupation
Theodora....clown
tesserae
names of pieces of a mosaic
rites
ways of worshiping in a religion
Santa's real name and date
Nicholas or St. Nicholas, Jan. 6 which is also the Epiphany-day the wise men visited Jesus