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Patterns of Interaction-Chapter 11
Chapter 11-Byzantine Empire
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Russian leader who advised his fellow princes to cooperate with Mongols.
an organized collection and explanation of roman laws for use by the Byzantine Empire, will be used for over 900 years.
an alphabet drived from the Greek alphabet and used for writing Slavic languages
Genghis Khan's grandson who, in 1258, led his Mongolian troops to the outskirts of Baghdad. After taking Baghdad, he burned down the caliph's palace and killed tens of thousands.
Though he helped shape the biggest land empire in history, the empire crumbled after only a few generations.
A Mongolian general and emperor of the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries, known for his military leadership and great cruelty. He conquered vast portions of northern China and southwestern Asia.
a people from the forests north of the Black Sea, ancestors of many peoples in Eastern Europe today.
the Seljuk sultan who built a great empire and took pride in supporting Persian artists and architects
Yaroslav the Wise
Divided Kiev among his three sons, which led to the downfall of Kiev at the hands of the Mongols.
Russian ruler who chose Byzantine Christianity as the official religion of the Russian state
Byzantine emperor in the 6th century A.D. who reconquered much of the territory previously ruler by Rome, initiated an ambitious building program , including Hagia Sofia, as well as a new legal code
"victory" the slogan shouted by the hippodrome rioter in 532 AD
the act of banishing a member of the Church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the Church
title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches, males
Russian word for Caesar
Turkish Speaking Islam Nomads. In 1055 they captured Baghdad, but allowed Abbasid leader to remain as a figurehead.
a high official in a Muslim government
Most famous example of Byzantine architecture, it was built under Justinian.
religious images used by eastern christians to aid their devotions
The Russian ruler who who started calling himself "Czar". He made the final break from the Mongols in 1480 and started a long line of rulers.
the wife of Justinian, she helped to improve the status of women in the Byzantinian Empire and encouraged her husband to stay in Constantinople and fight the Nika Revolt.
Emperor of Rome who adopted the Christian faith and stopped the persecution of Christians.
Roman emperor who divided the empire into a West and an East section. He oversaw the East.
City of Constantine. Capital of the Byzantine Empire
City that was made by the Vikings who came to Russia.
the grasslands of fertile soil suitable for farming in Russia
a sea between Europe and Asia
A large body of water bordered by Europe, Asia, and Africa
A branch of Christianity based in Rome. The original Christian church.
Another name for the Eastern Christian Church, over which emperors continued to have power.
The bishop of Rome and supreme leader of the Roman Catholic Church
Invaders of Europe and Russia that came from Scandinavia
a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
a native or inhabitant of ancient or modern Persia (or Iran)
dynasty that succeeded the Umayyads in 750; their capital was at Baghdad.
This family established a dynasty of rulers over the Muslim Empire.