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Emperor of Rome who adopted the Christian faith and stopped the persecution of Christians (280-337)
Historians' name for the eastern portion of the Roman Empire from the fourth century onward, taken from 'Byzantion,' an early name for Constantinople, the Byzantine capital city. The empire fell to the Ottomans in 1453. (250)
The Christian religion of the Byzantine Empire in the middle east that formed from Christianity's schism between the remains of the western and eastern Roman Empire. The Christian church ruled by the Byzantine emperor and the patriarchs of various historically significant Christian centers/cities.
The Christian religion of Europe that formed from Christianity's schism between the remains of the western and eastern Roman Empire . The Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
ancient Greek city, location of the city Constantinople, located near the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea
Byzantine emperor, reconquered much of the territory previously ruled by Rome, initiated an ambitious building program , including Hagia Sofia, as well as a new legal code
wife of Justinian, stopped him from fleeing the city in 532, helped her husband rule effectively
subjects to this emperor could not stand in his presence, they had to crawl on their hands and knees to talk to him
emperor's of this country had more power than in the west for they were the head of the church as well as emperor
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