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How did Justinian make a lasting contribution to Western civilization?
He codified Roman law.
Which of the following was not part of Justinian's Corpus Iuris Civilis?
correct: e. the Codex Justinian.
a. the Digest.
b. the Corpus.
c. the Novels.
d. the Institutes.
In addition to the Hagia Sophia and the royal palace, the third greatest building in Constantinople during Justinian's era was the
When Justinian died in 565, he left the Byzantine Empire with all of the following except
correct: a. . the permanent restoration of the Roman Empire.
b. the results of a great plague.
c. an empty treasury.
d. threats to the Byzantine frontiers.
e. territories that were too distant to protect easily.
The Byzantine Empire was able to resist the outside forces in the 8th century because of new defense structure that combined civil and military offices named
Which of the following describes the Byzantine Empire?
Greek in culture
In the Byzantine Empire,
a permanent war economy was the norm.
The iconoclastic controversy
was over the belief by some that people were actually worshipping the pictures, or icons.
The 1054 schism between the Catholic and Orthodox churches was largely over
the pope's claim that he was the sole head of the entire Christian church.
The Byzantine Empire suffered a defeat at the Battle of Manzikert in 1071 by the
All of the following are correct about the First Crusade except that the Western crusaders
Correct: a. sacked and captured Constantinople.
b. were strongly supported by Pope Urban II.
c. were feared in Constantinople because it was believed they planned on taking over the Byzantine Empire.
d. established several western crusader states in the Middle East.
e. refused to take an oath to turn over any conquered lands to the Byzantine emperor.
All of the following cities were involved in conquests during the crusades except
Correct: e. Athens.
At the Battle of Kosovo, the Serbians were defeated by
In 1453, Constantinople was again conquered, this time by the
The following were blamed for the Black Death except
Correct: b. rats.
c. poisoned wells.
England's victories in the Hundred Years' War were largely due to
Humanism, one of the intellectual movements that emerged during the Renaissance, studied all of the following except
a. . grammar.
c. moral philosophy.
Correct: e. Byzantine art.
All of the following are correct about the Renaissance except
a. there was a growing interest in early Islamic civilization.
b. Filippo Brunelleschi designed churches with a more human scale.
c. it began in Italy.
Correct: d. the father of Italian Renaissance humanism was Leonardo de Vinci.
e. in French, it means "rebirth."
In the fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries,
the Russians became independent of the Mongols by 1480.
The development of the Mongol Empire facilitated the
the spread of the plague
The Renaissance artist who moved away from realistic portrayals to idealized forms was
Leonardo da Vinci.
Following a Papal bull, Christian knights of the crusades refrained from killing fellow Christians.
Justinian's most significant accomplishment was in permanently reuniting the old Roman Empire.
Which area failed to establish a centralized territorial state by the end of the fifteenth century?
The Renaissance began in
The fourth crusade was diverted from its original mission and conquered which of the following cities?
The Black Death
was spread by fleas carrying Yersinia pestis
In 1054 the leaders of the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church excommunicated each other, leading to a split in Christendom which continues to the present.
As a result of the Fourth Crusade, the West established a permanent political presence in the Byzantine Empire.
The early fourteenth century was troubled by
the "little ice age."
An Italian intellectual who hunted down ancient manuscripts and emphasized classical Latin was
The painter who was famous for his madonnas was
In the eleventh century, the Byzantine emperor, Basil II, blinded fourteen thousand soldiers of the
The council that ended the Great Schism was the council of
In the Byzantine Empire, Latin language remained the major language as the use of Greek was narrowly restricted to monasteries.
The Italian Renaissance was
a, b and c
a major creative force in the field of literature.
part of an era of recovery in Europe.
an era of great interest in the legacy of ancient Greco-Roman culture.
a mass movement.
Correct a, b and c
In the early fourteenth century, the Catholic church
was moved to Avignon.
At the Battle of Manzikert in 1071, the
Seljuk Turks defeated the Byzantines.
The best known Byzantine historian was
The Great Schism
saw two different individuals claiming to be the true pope.
Which dynasty was founded by the Mongols?
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