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when did byzantine empire reach its high point

AD 500S

what happened in AD 500

the empire stretched west to italy,south egypt,to border arabia

what made up byzantine empire largestgroup

greeks, many other people that included; syrians,arabs, Armenia,jews,slaves,turks

what did constantine call new rome capital

constnaople: it was cpaital of byzantine empire

when constanople become worlds greatest city

AD 500S

why was constanpe succeafuul

it locaton,it harbor ferend afe shlter for boats,it sat on tradroutes oneurope and asia, trade made city wealthy,secure land location,lying on penisula,well defended

where did constanople locaion lay

black/aegan sea

what ways to byzantines f ollow

roman ways

what was contantiople known as

new rome

why was it called new rome

it was built in roman style and had oval arena, politcla and social life was based on rome and empires spoke latin enforeced roman laws. many ppl once lived in rome

time passed the empie became less rome more__

greek: most spoe it and honroedgreek pasts

what happned between ad 500-ad1200

byzantines had richest and powerfullest empire

when did justinian becom emperor

ad 565


was a strong leader,controlled and made laws,supreme judge, and order werent quiestioned


. she was former actress, srong and intelligent,

what did theoora help justina do

run empire, enforce laws and elct govermnt oficials,and convinced him to give women more rights,

what happned in 532ad

theodora helped save justian throne

what did justian wanna do ro empire

reuinte roman empire and bring glory to do it he conquered westerope ad north africa


general justian ordered to treghten and lead byzanine arm. when he took command he reorganized the army.he utilied soldiers

what happned undr justian reighn

byzantine conquered italy north afrca ast persia.. he conquered to muh to quickly

what happned after justian died

empire din have money to pay or army large enough to hold territory in west. about 3 yrs after deth italy lost to geramn invader

what did justian think about the laws

they were disorganized and to diffcultot understand


a group of soldiers leaders by_____to reorm law code

what was group new simpliied code called

jusian code, it helped everyone understand laws more had great influence on laws in europpe

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