The Byzantine Empire. Chap. 13 Lesson 1. - The City of Constantinople

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "The Byzantine Empire. Chap. 13 Lesson 1. - The City of Constantinople"

Transcription

1 The Byzantine Empire Chap. 13 Lesson 1 - The City of Constantinople

2 Objectives: Identify Roman ideas that shaped the Byzantine Empire s culture. Analyze how Justinian I and Theodora changed the empire. Summarize the disagreements that divided the Christian Church.

3 Key Content: The Emperor Justinian I expanded the Byzantine Empire to its greatest size, improved the empire s economy, made Constantinople a New Rome, wrote a new code of laws to better govern the empire, subdued rebellions, and followed the advice of his wife, Theodora, who shred his duties. In 1054 A.D., after years of conflict over religious issues, the Christian Church split into the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church. Constantinople s location made it a center for trade and easy to defend, but Ottoman Turks captured it in 1453 A.D., thus ending the Byzantine Empire.

4

5 Justinian I and Theodora In A.D. 527 Justinian I became emperor of the Byzantine Empire. Justinian sent powerful armies into northern Africa and western Europe to reclaim many of the lands that the Roman Empire had lost. By A.D. 565 much of the land along the Mediterranean Sea was part of the Byzantine Empire.

6 MAP OF THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE

7 Justinian I and Theodora To Better control the Empire, Justinian ordered a code, or set of written laws, to be assembled. This new code was known as the Justinian Code. It organized the old code of Roman laws and was all in one book to be easily understood. Some laws in code were influenced by the empress Theodora, the wife of Justinian. She was one of the first rulers to work for the right of women. She helped women to get rights to own property. Theodora was Justinian's most trusted advisers because she was intelligent and had political skills.

8 Justinian I and Theodora She shared many od the duties usually performed only by the emperor. Ex: She met with envoys, official visitors from other lands. She wrote letters to the leaders of government. She took part in choosing government leaders, Theodora and Justinian believed that jobs should be given based on a person s ability, not on his or her social class.

9 Justinian I and Theodora During Justinians rule, he realized that with a growing empire he needed a stronger economy. He welcomed traders into Constantinople and encouraged the start of new businesses and industries. The Byzantine silk industry was started by Justinian himself. He had silkworm eggs smuggled out of china. The empire was then able to produce silk. This ended China s monopoly, or complete control, of the silk trade.

10 Justinian I and Theodora Money from trade and taxes allowed Justinian to make Constantinople a New Rome. Buildings, roads, bridges, and aqueducts were built throughout the city. With all these achievements, Justinian was not that popular with the people of the empire. In A.D. 532, the people of Constantinople rebelled. Some government officials also wanted him to leave the city. With all these pressures, Justinian was persuaded to stay by Theodora, The Byzantine army soon ended the rebellion and Justinian remained emperor.

11 The Division of the Christian Church. Christianity was important to the people of the Byzantine Empire. However, different branches of Christianity developed over time which led to conflict. Theodora and Justinian, were both Christians, but even they didn t agree about Christianity. Justinian wanted all people in the Byzantine Empire to follow orthodox, or officially accepted, Christianity. Theodora did not follow orthodox Christianity. As a result she wanted to protect Christians who were not orthodox.

12 The Division of the Christian Church. Although Theodora and Justinian didn t agree Christianity, they did work together to keep all Christians loyal to the empire. One of the arguments within Christianity centered around icons, holy artworks depicting Jesus and the saints. Some Christians liked to look at the icons as they pray. Others felt that using icons in this way was like worshiping idols, which is forbidden in the Ten Commandments. The disagreement over the use of icons continued for many years and other religious issues caused further division within the Christian Church.

13 The Division of the Christian Church. Due to these conflicts the Christian Church split into two parts in A.D The Christian Church in the Byzantine Empire became the Eastern Orthodox Church. The leaders of this church were called patriarchs. The Christian Church in western Europe became the Roman Catholic Church. The church s followers are called Catholics. Overtime, the two branches of Christian Church gained political power and wealth. Both churches contributed to the cultures of their societies.

14 Life in Constantinople. Byzantine come from Byzantium, the name of an ancient Greek city, which later was renamed Constantinople in the honor of Constantine, and Roman leader. Many people of the Byzantine Empire did not think of themselves as Byzantines; instead they called themselves Romans. Like Rome, Constantinople was the base of the empire s governments, and was filled with treasures. Constantinople was in a good location to be a center of the empire. It was surrounded by water on three sides which made it easy to defend and good for trade. It was close to major trade routes between the Mediterranean sea and the Black sea.

15 Life in Constantinople. The main road that crossed Constantinople, the Mese, or Middle Street, was filled with traders and merchants from many lands. Because of this many languages were spoken in the city; but still the common language of the empire was Greek. As in the Roman Emipre, the wealthy were mainly government leaders, owners of large farms, and merchants. Most people worked long hours and earned just enough for food, clothing, shelter, and taxes.

16 Life in Constantinople. Public events were an important part of life for both the rich and poor. Women were not allowed to attend these public events, especially at the Hippodrome ( A huge stadium modeled after the Circus Maximus in Rome). Women were also not allowed to hold public office. Although the Justinian Code did much to improve the lives of Byzantine women, they still had fewer rights than men.

17 Life in Constantinople. Constantinople's location brought much wealth to the empire, the city was a target for invaders. The Ottoman Turks finally captured Constantinople in 1453, ending the Byzantine Empire.

EGYPTIAN AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Elementary Social Studies Department TERM: 4 GRADE: 6 Final Exam Review Packet

EGYPTIAN AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Elementary Social Studies Department TERM: 4 GRADE: 6 Final Exam Review Packet EGYPTIAN AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Elementary Social Studies Department TERM: 4 GRADE: 6 Final Exam Review Packet Name: Class: Date: _ PART 1: Vocabulary - Below you have all the vocabulary words we

More information

The Byzantine Empire

The Byzantine Empire The Byzantine Empire Preview This preview is designed to show students how the city of Constantinople thrived as a trading hub. This will help you understand why Constantinople became the capital of the

More information

What happened to the Roman Empire by 500 A.D.?

What happened to the Roman Empire by 500 A.D.? What happened to the Roman Empire by 500 A.D.? After the Pax Romana, the Roman Empire entered an era of decline The Roman Empire had a series of weak emperors The Fall of the Roman Empire Romans had a

More information

Chapter 9. The Byzantine Empire, Russia, and the rise of Eastern Europe

Chapter 9. The Byzantine Empire, Russia, and the rise of Eastern Europe Chapter 9 The Byzantine Empire, Russia, and the rise of Eastern Europe The 2 nd Rome Map of the Byzantine Empire during the reign of Justinian Building and Defending the Empire Justinian- Ruled the Byzantine

More information

The Byzantines

The Byzantines The Byzantines 330-1453 Development of the Byzantine Empire Strengths of the Empire Split between East and West Preserving Roman Law Decline of the Empire Strengths of the Empire The Byzantine Empire

More information

The Byzantine Empire

The Byzantine Empire The Byzantine Empire -The rise of the Byzantine Empire is connected to the fall of the Roman Empire -therefore, we need to review the events that led to the fall of the Roman Empire -Review: -in AD 284,

More information

RISE OF THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE

RISE OF THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE Byzantine Empire RISE OF THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE Factors that lead to the Rise of the Byzantine Empire Constantine Becomes Emperor of Rome Byzantium (Constantinople) becomes the capital of the Empire. Eastern

More information

The Byzantine Empire. Today s Title: Right there^ Today s EQ: Why did the Byzantine Empire survive while other parts of the Roman Empire did not?

The Byzantine Empire. Today s Title: Right there^ Today s EQ: Why did the Byzantine Empire survive while other parts of the Roman Empire did not? The Byzantine Empire Today s Title: Right there^ Today s EQ: Why did the Byzantine Empire survive while other parts of the Roman Empire did not? Where did the Byzantine Empire come from? As we know, The

More information

Introduction to the Byzantine Empire

Introduction to the Byzantine Empire Introduction to the Byzantine Empire Do Now: What are the advantages of building a major city here? MAP Peninsula Advantages Provided natural safe harbors for ships both merchant and military ships Provided

More information

The Byzantine Empire. How did the Byzantine Empire develop and form its own distinctive church?

The Byzantine Empire. How did the Byzantine Empire develop and form its own distinctive church? The Byzantine Empire I N T E R A C T I V E S T U D E N T N O T E B O O K How did the Byzantine Empire develop and form its own distinctive church? P R E V I E W How do you think your experience exchanging

More information

Starter. Day 2: Nov. 29 or 30. What has been the impact of Christianity on the history of the world?

Starter. Day 2: Nov. 29 or 30. What has been the impact of Christianity on the history of the world? Starter Day 2: Nov. 29 or 30 What has been the impact of Christianity on the history of the world? THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE Essential Question: 1. What is the significance of the Byzantine Empire? What happened

More information

Chapter 10. Byzantine & Muslim Civilizations

Chapter 10. Byzantine & Muslim Civilizations Chapter 10 Byzantine & Muslim Civilizations Section 1 The Byzantine Empire Capital of Byzantine Empire Constantinople Protected by Greek Fire Constantinople Controlled by: Roman Empire Christians Byzantines

More information

World History I. Robert Taggart

World History I. Robert Taggart World History I Robert Taggart Table of Contents To the Student.............................................. v A Note About Dates........................................ vii Unit 1: The Earliest People

More information

Unit 3 pt. 3 The Worlds of Christendom:the Byzantine Empire. Write down what is in red. 1 Copyright 2013 by Bedford/St. Martin s

Unit 3 pt. 3 The Worlds of Christendom:the Byzantine Empire. Write down what is in red. 1 Copyright 2013 by Bedford/St. Martin s Unit 3 pt. 3 The Worlds of Christendom:the Byzantine Empire Write down what is in red 1 Copyright 2013 by Bedford/St. Martin s The Early Byzantine Empire Capital: Byzantium On the Bosporus In both Europe

More information

Students of History - https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/store/students-of-history

Students of History - https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/store/students-of-history Students of History - https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/store/students-of-history What happened to the Roman Empire by 500 A.D.? After the Pax Romana, the Roman Empire entered an era of decline The Roman

More information

Bell Activity page 105

Bell Activity page 105 Bell Activity page 105 Think about the difference between renting and owning property. Do renters have as much control over property as owners? Why might some people want to buy a home rather than rent

More information

Byzantines, Turks, and Russians Interact

Byzantines, Turks, and Russians Interact Byzantines, Turks, and Russians Interact 500-1500 Byzantium Germanic tribes had driven the Romans east. In 330 CE, the Roman emperor had begun to favor Christianity and established a city called Constantinople,

More information

EGYPTIAN AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Elementary Social Studies Department TERM: 2 GRADE: 6 Final Exam Review Packet

EGYPTIAN AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Elementary Social Studies Department TERM: 2 GRADE: 6 Final Exam Review Packet EGYPTIAN AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Elementary Social Studies Department TERM: 2 GRADE: 6 Final Exam Review Packet Name: Class: Date: Part 1: Vocabulary Match the vocabulary words from the below word

More information

BYZANTINE EMPIRE 500 A.D A.D.

BYZANTINE EMPIRE 500 A.D A.D. BYZANTINE EMPIRE 500 A.D. 1500 A.D. Roman Empire 27 B.C. 476 A.D. Roman Empire 27 B.C. 476 A.D. BYZANTINE EMPIRE 500 A.D. 1500 A.D. BYZANTINE EMPIRE 500 A.D. 1500 A.D. Roman Empire 27 B.C. 476 A.D. Also

More information

Justinian. Byzantine Emperor Reconquered much of the old Roman Empire Code of Justinian

Justinian. Byzantine Emperor Reconquered much of the old Roman Empire Code of Justinian Byzantine Empire Constantine moved the capital of the Roman Empire from Rome to Byzantium, a Greek city in the eastern part of the empire. Ruled over the Balkan Peninsula, the Middle East and parts of

More information

Prepare Note Packets Include a page for today (8/27-8/31)

Prepare Note Packets Include a page for today (8/27-8/31) Prepare Note Packets Include a page for today (8/27-8/31) Pg.1 8/27 Journal and 8/28 Cornell Notes an Summary Pg. 2 Justinian Code Worksheet (blue) Pg. 3 - Roman Empire Map Pg. 4 Video Worksheet Pg. 5-8/30

More information

BYZANTINE EMPIRE 500 A.D A.D.

BYZANTINE EMPIRE 500 A.D A.D. BYZANTINE EMPIRE 500 A.D. 1500 A.D. Roman Empire 27 B.C. 476 A.D. Roman Empire 27 B.C. 476 A.D. BYZANTINE EMPIRE 500 A.D. 1500 A.D. BYZANTINE EMPIRE 500 A.D. 1500 A.D. Roman Empire 27 B.C. 476 A.D. Also

More information

Journal A An official split between two groups is known as a A. Cut-off B. Shortfall C. Schism D. Diversion

Journal A An official split between two groups is known as a A. Cut-off B. Shortfall C. Schism D. Diversion JOURNAL 08-30-18 Journal A An official split between two groups is known as a A. Cut-off B. Shortfall C. Schism D. Diversion Journal B List all the Christian groups (denominations) that you know of. See

More information

Chapter 13. The Commonwealth of Byzantium. Copyright 2006 The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. Permission Required for Reproduction or Display.

Chapter 13. The Commonwealth of Byzantium. Copyright 2006 The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. Permission Required for Reproduction or Display. Chapter 13 The Commonwealth of Byzantium 1 The Early Byzantine Empire n Capital: Byzantium n On the Bosporus n Commercial, strategic value of location n Constantine names capital after himself (Constantinople),

More information

Unit VI - Byzantine, Mongol & Russian Empires

Unit VI - Byzantine, Mongol & Russian Empires Name: Unit VI - Byzantine, Mongol & Russian Empires Remember - Reading Guides will now be collected with study guides at the end of the unit. They will count as two grades, like a quiz. Answer all the

More information

LG 1: Explain how Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy were unifying social and political forces in Western Europe and Byzantine Europe and

LG 1: Explain how Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy were unifying social and political forces in Western Europe and Byzantine Europe and LG 1: Explain how Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy were unifying social and political forces in Western Europe and Byzantine Europe and identify the impact of ideas contained in Justinian s Code

More information

Bellwork. Turn in your foldable if you did not on Friday

Bellwork. Turn in your foldable if you did not on Friday Bellwork Turn in your foldable if you did not on Friday The Byzantine Empire Constantinople THE TWO ROMAN EMPIRES Constantinople The Byzantine Empire Eastern Roman Empire The Byzantine Empire Eastern

More information

Bentley Chapter 16 Study Guide: The Two Worlds of Christendom

Bentley Chapter 16 Study Guide: The Two Worlds of Christendom Bentley Chapter 16 Study Guide: The Two Worlds of Christendom The Quest for Political Order (p. 328-329) 1. How did the east and west differ after the fall of the Roman Empire? The Early Byzantine Empire:

More information

SSWH 4 Presentation. Classical World

SSWH 4 Presentation. Classical World SSWH 4 Presentation Classical World SSWH 4 Analyze the impact of the Byzantine and Mongol empires. Vocabulary Byzantine Empire - This empire began as the eastern half of the Roman Empire, with its capital

More information

Part I: The Byzantine Empire - A Quick Overview

Part I: The Byzantine Empire - A Quick Overview Part I: The Byzantine Empire - A Quick Overview The Roman Empire Divided Constantine s City-- Constantinople The Byzantine Empire I. Origins of the Empire A. Started as eastern part of Roman Empire 1.

More information

5.1 Eastern Rome -- Byzantine Empire Reading and Q s

5.1 Eastern Rome -- Byzantine Empire Reading and Q s 5.1 Eastern Rome -- Byzantine Empire Reading and Q s The Byzantine Empire was a vast and powerful civilization with origins that can be traced to 330 A.D/C.E., when the Roman emperor Constantine I dedicated

More information

The Byzantine Empire. By History.com, adapted by Newsela staff on Word Count 1,009 Level 1060L

The Byzantine Empire. By History.com, adapted by Newsela staff on Word Count 1,009 Level 1060L The Byzantine Empire By History.com, adapted by Newsela staff on 11.27.17 Word Count 1,009 Level 1060L Emperor Justinian and members of his court. Image from the public domain The origins of the Byzantine

More information

The Byzantine Empire CHAPTER. 6.1 Introduction. 4 A modern drawing re-creates the city of Constantine during the Byzantine Empire.

The Byzantine Empire CHAPTER. 6.1 Introduction. 4 A modern drawing re-creates the city of Constantine during the Byzantine Empire. 4 A modern drawing re-creates the city of Constantine during the Byzantine Empire. CHAPTER The Byzantine Empire 6.1 Introduction In the last chapter, you learned about the decline of feudalism in western

More information

The Byzantine Empire MOVING ON FROM THE FALL OF ROME

The Byzantine Empire MOVING ON FROM THE FALL OF ROME The Byzantine Empire MOVING ON FROM THE FALL OF ROME Georgia Standards of Excellence: World History SSWH4 - Analyze impact of the Byzantine and Mongol empires. a. Describe the relationship between the

More information

Rise and Fall. Ancient Rome - Lesson 5

Rise and Fall. Ancient Rome - Lesson 5 Rise and Fall Ancient Rome - Lesson 5 Important People Commodus - Ancient Roman emperor who succeeded his father, Marcus Aurelius, and began the decline of the Roman Empire (161-192) Diocletian - Ancient

More information

The Fall of rome The rest of the world

The Fall of rome The rest of the world Name: Mrs. Page & The Fall of rome The rest of the world Directions: Use your notes, handouts, textbook and knowledge of Social Studies to answer all the questions completely. 1. Europe There were many

More information

Reading Essentials and Study Guide

Reading Essentials and Study Guide Lesson 5 The Byzantine Empire ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS How can religion impact a culture? What factors lead to the rise and fall of empires? Reading HELPDESK Academic Vocabulary legal relating to law; founded

More information

Chapter 9: Section 1 Main Ideas Main Idea #1: Byzantine Empire was created when the Roman Empire split, and the Eastern half became the Byzantine

Chapter 9: Section 1 Main Ideas Main Idea #1: Byzantine Empire was created when the Roman Empire split, and the Eastern half became the Byzantine Chapter 9: Section 1 Main Ideas Main Idea #1: Byzantine Empire was created when the Roman Empire split, and the Eastern half became the Byzantine Empire Main Idea #2: The split (Great Schism) was over

More information

October 6, 2006 Ms. Renella Chapter 9

October 6, 2006 Ms. Renella Chapter 9 October 6, 2006 Ms. Renella Chapter 9 The Roman empire has been divided since 200s. The western half declined, the eastern half rose in importance. The Byzantine empire remained a political and cultural

More information

The double-headed eagle is a common symbol in heraldry. It is most commonly associated with the Byzantine Empire. In Byzantine heraldry, the heads

The double-headed eagle is a common symbol in heraldry. It is most commonly associated with the Byzantine Empire. In Byzantine heraldry, the heads BYZANTINE EMPIRE The double-headed eagle is a common symbol in heraldry. It is most commonly associated with the Byzantine Empire. In Byzantine heraldry, the heads represent the dual sovereignty of the

More information

Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe

Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe Chapter 14 Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe OUTLINE I. Introduction Two civilizations survived in postclassical Europe: the Byzantine Empire and its culturally related cultures

More information

Big Idea Suleiman the Magnificent rules during a Golden Age. Essential Question How did Suleiman the Magnificent gain and maintain power?

Big Idea Suleiman the Magnificent rules during a Golden Age. Essential Question How did Suleiman the Magnificent gain and maintain power? Big Idea Suleiman the Magnificent rules during a Golden Age. Essential Question How did Suleiman the Magnificent gain and maintain power? 1 Words To Know Sultan the leader of the Ottoman Empire, like a

More information

Name: Date: Period: Chapter 9 Reading Guide. D. What major area has been lost by 1000 CE, other than Italy?

Name: Date: Period: Chapter 9 Reading Guide. D. What major area has been lost by 1000 CE, other than Italy? Name: Date: Period: UNIT SUMMARY Chapter 9 Reading Guide Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe, p.204-218 In addition to the great civilizations of Asia and North Africa forming

More information

THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE. The Empire in the East survived for another thousand years

THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE. The Empire in the East survived for another thousand years Constantine, the Roman Emperor who recognized Christianity as the legal religion, moved the capital to the Eastern Mediterranean (330 A.D.), rebuilt the city of Byzantium & later renamed it after himself.

More information

Set up a new TOC for the 2 nd 6 weeks

Set up a new TOC for the 2 nd 6 weeks Set up a new TOC for the 2 nd 6 weeks Our new unit: The Post-Classical Era (approximately) 500-1500 Areas of Focus: Medieval Europe, the Byzantine Empire, the Islamic Empire, Tang & Song China Vocab Quiz:

More information

WHI.07: Byzantines and Russians Interact

WHI.07: Byzantines and Russians Interact WHI.07: Byzantines and Russians Interact The student will demonstrate knowledge of the Byzantine Empire and Russia from about 300 to 1000 A.D. by a) explaining the establishment of Constantinople as the

More information

Name: Period 3: 500 C.E C.E. Chapter 15: India and the Indian Ocean Basin Chapter 16: The Two Worlds of Christendom

Name: Period 3: 500 C.E C.E. Chapter 15: India and the Indian Ocean Basin Chapter 16: The Two Worlds of Christendom Chapter 15: India and the Indian Ocean Basin Chapter 16: The Two Worlds of Christendom 1. In the Bhagavata Purana, Vishnu suggested that "One should engage himself in singing of Me, praising Me, dancing

More information

Building an Empire. Benefits. Costs. Strategy

Building an Empire. Benefits. Costs. Strategy Building an Empire Strategy Costs Benefits Strategy 1. Having a strong military 2. Strong/ stable government 3. Strong economy Building an Empire Costs O Funds, higher taxes, keeping patriotism/loyalty,

More information

SSWH 4 Presentation. Classical World

SSWH 4 Presentation. Classical World SSWH 4 Presentation Classical World SSWH 4 Analyze the impact of the Byzantine and Mongol empires. Mediterranean Sea Recap Roman empire - divided into Eastern and Western Empire Western Empire - weakens

More information

CHAPTER NINE Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe

CHAPTER NINE Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe CHAPTER NINE Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe World Civilizations, The Global Experience AP* Edition, 5th Edition Stearns/Adas/Schwartz/Gilbert *AP and Advanced Placement are

More information

Justinian ( ) parts of North Africa, Italy & Spain Wanted to restore to its former Glory Absolute and Head of the Code - Rebuilt Built

Justinian ( ) parts of North Africa, Italy & Spain Wanted to restore to its former Glory Absolute and Head of the Code - Rebuilt Built Module 4: The Early Middle Ages Lesson 1: The Byzantine Empire Characteristics Lasted from 330 to 1453; 1400 years Considered themselves ( ), not Byzantines Very impressive militarily, political flexibility,

More information

WHI.07: Byzantines and

WHI.07: Byzantines and WHI.07: Byzantines and Russians Interact Objectives p. 111 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the Byzantine Empire and Russia from about 300 to 1000 a.d. by a) explaining the establishment of Constantinople

More information

AP World History Notes Chapter 10

AP World History Notes Chapter 10 AP World History Notes Chapter 10 395 CE = final division of Roman Empire into eastern and western halves 476 = end of the western Roman Empire Eastern half remained intact = the Byzantine Empire (aka

More information

Name Date Period. Mr. Melia Social Studies Unit 9 Ancient Rome Chapter 7 Section 5

Name Date Period. Mr. Melia Social Studies Unit 9 Ancient Rome Chapter 7 Section 5 Name Date Period Mr. Melia Social Studies Unit 9 Ancient Rome Chapter 7 Section 5 The Fall of Rome One day in the year a.d. 312, the emperor Constantine (kahn stuhn teen) stood with his troops under a

More information

UNIT 2 NEW EMPIRES EMERGE

UNIT 2 NEW EMPIRES EMERGE UNIT 2 NEW EMPIRES EMERGE SSWH4 The student will analyze the importance of the Byzantine and Mongol empires between 450 AD and 1500 AD. a. Analyze the importance of Justinian, include the influence of

More information

Civilization in Eastern Europe. Byzantium and Orthodox Europe

Civilization in Eastern Europe. Byzantium and Orthodox Europe Civilization in Eastern Europe Byzantium and Orthodox Europe The Grand Mosque in Makkah The Byzantine Empire One God, One Empire, One Religion Busy Byzantines The Byzantine Empire One God, One Empire,

More information

Which of the following statements BEST describes Clovis?

Which of the following statements BEST describes Clovis? Journal A Which of the following statements BEST describes Clovis? A. He conquered the Western Roman Empire. B. He moved the Roman capital to Gaul. C. He invaded the Eastern Roman Empire D. He led the

More information

The Byzantine Empire

The Byzantine Empire Chapter 9, Section 3 The Byzantine Empire (Pages 327 334) Setting a Purpose for Reading Think about these questions as you read: What policies and reforms made the Byzantine Empire strong? What ideas and

More information

B. After the Punic Wars, Rome conquered new territories in Northern Europe& gained great wealth

B. After the Punic Wars, Rome conquered new territories in Northern Europe& gained great wealth I. Roman Republic Expands A. Punic Wars - A series of battles where Rome defeated Carthage (North Africa) & became the dominant power in the Mediterranean B. After the Punic Wars, Rome conquered new territories

More information

World Civilizations. The Global Experience. Chapter. Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe. AP Seventh Edition

World Civilizations. The Global Experience. Chapter. Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe. AP Seventh Edition World Civilizations The Global Experience AP Seventh Edition Chapter 10 Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe Figure 10.1 This 15th-century miniature shows Russia s King Vladimir

More information

Chapter 10 Learning Guide The Worlds of European Christendom

Chapter 10 Learning Guide The Worlds of European Christendom Chapter 10 Learning Guide The Worlds of European Christendom Main Idea 1 When Rome split into 2 halves, the eastern half of the empire flourished and became wealthier, more urbanized, and had access to

More information

World History: Patterns of Interaction

World History: Patterns of Interaction Byzantines, Russians, and Turks Interact, 500-1500 Byzantine, Russian, and Turkish cultures develop, while Christian and Islamic societies fight over religious issues and territory. Byzantines, Russians,

More information

Society, Religion and Arts

Society, Religion and Arts Society, Religion and Arts Despite the collapse of the Western Roman Empire, the Eastern Empire continued to thrive in Constantinople. It would endure for nearly 1,000 years after the Fall of Rome, largely

More information

Vikings, Slavs, Byzantines and the Development of Russia. Who are the Vikings? Who are the Slavs? NOTES ON RUSSIA. Kiev. Who are the Byzantines?

Vikings, Slavs, Byzantines and the Development of Russia. Who are the Vikings? Who are the Slavs? NOTES ON RUSSIA. Kiev. Who are the Byzantines? Who are the Vikings? Vikings, Slavs, Byzantines and the Development of Russia Who are the Slavs? VIKINGS NOTES ON RUSSIA SLAVS Kiev BYZANTINE EMPIRE Who are the Byzantines? THE SLAVS Who are the Slavs?

More information

This section intentionally blank

This section intentionally blank WEEK 1-1 1. In what city do you live? 2. In what county do you live? 1. In what state do you live? 2. In what country do you live? 1. On what continent do you live? (p. RA6) 2. In what two hemispheres

More information

The Byzantine Empire. By: Abby Waechter and Aryan Ravulapati

The Byzantine Empire. By: Abby Waechter and Aryan Ravulapati The Byzantine Empire By: Abby Waechter and Aryan Ravulapati Justinian I Justinian I was born in 483 A.C.E in Tauresium, Dardania (near modern day Skopje, located in Macedonia) He was the Byzantine emperor

More information

The Byzantine Empire ( ) One God, One Empire, One Religion

The Byzantine Empire ( ) One God, One Empire, One Religion The Byzantine Empire (330-1453) One God, One Empire, One Religion The Eastern Empire As Western Europe succumbed to the Germanic invasions, imperial power shifted to the Byzantine Empire (the eastern part

More information

The Fall of Ancient Rome. Unit 1

The Fall of Ancient Rome. Unit 1 The Fall of Ancient Rome Unit 1 Do Now: Wednesday September 7, 2016 What do you remember from your seventh grade study of Ancient Rome? Make a list of everything you remember about the Ancient Romans:

More information

Text 6: The Effects of the Crusades. Topic 7: Medieval Christian Europe ( ) Lesson 4: Economic Expansion and Change: The Crusades and After

Text 6: The Effects of the Crusades. Topic 7: Medieval Christian Europe ( ) Lesson 4: Economic Expansion and Change: The Crusades and After Text 6: The Effects of the Crusades Topic 7: Medieval Christian Europe (330-1450) Lesson 4: Economic Expansion and Change: The Crusades and After BELLWORK How did the Crusades lead to the Age of Exploration?

More information

Big Idea The Ottoman Empire Expands. Essential Question How did the Ottomans expand their empire?

Big Idea The Ottoman Empire Expands. Essential Question How did the Ottomans expand their empire? Big Idea The Ottoman Empire Expands. Essential Question How did the Ottomans expand their empire? 1 Words To Know Sultan the leader of the Ottoman Empire, like a emperor or a king. Religious tolerance

More information

Friday September 23, 2016

Friday September 23, 2016 Friday September 23, 2016 Bell Work 1. What is one reason the Romans persecuted the Christians? 2. What is one way the Romans persecuted the Christians? 1. Cuál es una de las razones que los romanos persiguieron

More information

The Byzantine Empire and Russia ( )

The Byzantine Empire and Russia ( ) Chapter 10, Section World History: Connection to Today Chapter 10 The Byzantine Empire and Russia (330 1613) Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River,

More information

So, What have the Romans ever done for us?

So, What have the Romans ever done for us? So, What have the Romans ever done for us? ROME Building a lasting civilization around the Mediterranean Sea The city of Rome was founded on the Tiber River. It sits on and around 7 hills Legends say that

More information

Byzantine Empire ( )

Byzantine Empire ( ) Byzantine Empire (330-1453) Definition Byzantine: this term is a modern invention. The Byzantines called themselves either Romans or Greeks. It was used for the medieval Greekspeaking, Christian empire

More information

Locating Places Black Sea Aegean Sea (ih JEE uhn)

Locating Places Black Sea Aegean Sea (ih JEE uhn) The Byzantine Empire What s the Connection? In the last section, you learned that even though the Roman Empire in the West fell, the Eastern Roman Empire survived and prospered. It became known as the

More information

The Fall of the Roman Empire

The Fall of the Roman Empire The Fall of the Roman Empire 7.2 Summarize the consequences of the fall of the Roman Empire including the continuation of the Eastern Roman Empire as the Byzantine Empire, Justinian and the significance

More information

The Roman Empire. The crowd broke into a roar It was he who brought all this wealth and glory to Rome. Rise of the Empire

The Roman Empire. The crowd broke into a roar It was he who brought all this wealth and glory to Rome. Rise of the Empire The Roman Empire The crowd broke into a roar It was he who brought all this wealth and glory to Rome. Rise of the Empire Julius Caesar is gone. Who will rise as leader of Rome? Civil war followed Caesar

More information

Lesson 1: The Early Middle Ages. Topic 7: Medieval Christian Europe

Lesson 1: The Early Middle Ages. Topic 7: Medieval Christian Europe Lesson 1: The Early Middle Ages Topic 7: Medieval Christian Europe OBJECTIVES Summarize ways in which the Byzantine empire flourished after the decline of Rome Explain the impact of the fall of Rome on

More information

4. THE HAN EMPIRE 200 BC-200 AD

4. THE HAN EMPIRE 200 BC-200 AD 4. THE HAN EMPIRE 200 BC-200 AD CHINA S SYMBOL: THE DRAGON A. Govt & Military 1. Emperor with complete control 2. Military: a. Used the Great Wall to keep invaders out B. Economy 1. Empire linked through

More information

Early Russia. Kiev to Moscow

Early Russia. Kiev to Moscow Early Russia Kiev to Moscow Kievan Rus Settlement Kievan Rus Kiev developed along the Dnieper River, important trade route connecting Baltic Sea and Black Sea. Influenced by both Vikings and Byzantines

More information

Name: Date: Period: UNIT 2 TEST SECTION 1: THE GUPTA EMPIRE IN INDIA

Name: Date: Period: UNIT 2 TEST SECTION 1: THE GUPTA EMPIRE IN INDIA UNIT 2 TEST SECTION 1: THE GUPTA EMPIRE IN INDIA 1. Which of the following geographical features were advantageous to the Gupta Empire? a. the Mediterranean Sea provided an outlet for trade with other

More information

Medieval Matters: The Middle Age

Medieval Matters: The Middle Age Medieval Matters: The Middle Age 400-1500 The Roman Empire Falls (376) and Western World Ignites DYK - Son of a Gun - Comes from the Medieval Knights view that firearms were evil Byzantine Empire Eastern

More information

Name: Period: Date: Chapter XI Rome and Christianity

Name: Period: Date: Chapter XI Rome and Christianity Name: Period: Date: Chapter XI Rome and Christianity Study Guide Disorder in the Republic Section I: From Republic to Empire Why was there disorder in the republic? Who tried to end the chaos in Rome s

More information

Location & Geography

Location & Geography Ancient Rome Location & Geography Close to the Mediterranean Sea Next to the Tiber River, which increased trade and provided protection. Somewhat larger than the U.S. City of Rome was in the center of

More information

APWH chapter 12.notebook October 31, 2012

APWH chapter 12.notebook October 31, 2012 Chapter 12 Mongols The Mongols were a pastoral people who lived north of China. They traveled with their herds of animals which provided meat, milk, clothing, and shelter. Typically, they never had any

More information

O"oman Empire. AP World History 19a

Ooman Empire. AP World History 19a O"oman Empire AP World History 19a Founded by Turks Started in Anatolia Controlled Balkan Peninsula and parts of eastern Europe Acquired much of the Middle East, North Africa, and region between the Black

More information

The Worlds of European Christendom. Chapter 9

The Worlds of European Christendom. Chapter 9 The Worlds of European Christendom Chapter 9 After the Roman Empire By the 4 th Century the Roman Empire gets divided Christian Europe is two parts: 1. Eastern half = The Byzantine Empire 2. Western half

More information

In the emperor formally dedicated a new capital for the Roman Empire He called the city It became widely known as

In the emperor formally dedicated a new capital for the Roman Empire He called the city It became widely known as Chapter 6 Fill-in Notes THE BYZANTINE AND ISLAMIC EMPIRES Overview Roman Empire collapses in the West The Eastern Roman Empire became known as the Empire a blending of the and cultures which influenced

More information

Ancient Rome and the Origins of Christianity. Lesson 2: The Roman Empire: Rise and Decline

Ancient Rome and the Origins of Christianity. Lesson 2: The Roman Empire: Rise and Decline Ancient Rome and the Origins of Christianity Lesson 2: The Roman Empire: Rise and Decline BELLWORK Answer the following question with your neighbor: What events led to Rome becoming an empire? Lesson 2

More information

World History (Survey) Chapter 14: The Formation of Western Europe,

World History (Survey) Chapter 14: The Formation of Western Europe, World History (Survey) Chapter 14: The Formation of Western Europe, 800 1500 Section 1: Church Reform and the Crusades Beginning in the 1000s, a new sense of spiritual feeling arose in Europe, which led

More information

OTTOMAN EMPIRE Learning Goal 1:

OTTOMAN EMPIRE Learning Goal 1: OTTOMAN EMPIRE Learning Goal 1: Explain what was significant about the organization of the Ottoman Empire and describe the impact the Ottomans had on global trade. (TEKS/SE s 1D,7D) STUDY THE MAP WHAT

More information

THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE Essential Question: What factors led to the collapse of the Roman Empire and what effect did the fall of Rome have on the Mediterranean world? Warm-Up Question:

More information

Western Europe: The Edge of the Old World

Western Europe: The Edge of the Old World Western Europe: The Edge of the Old World SOCIETY Hierarchy and Authority Kings and nobles in European society had control over the average families. In turn, these families- unlike in the previously explored

More information

APWH Chapter 27.notebook January 04, 2016

APWH Chapter 27.notebook January 04, 2016 Chapter 27 Islamic Gunpowder Empires The Ottoman Empire was established by Muslim Turks in Asia Minor in the 14th century, after the collapse of Mongol rule in the Middle East. It conquered the Balkans

More information

CHAPTER TWO HISTORY S NEW COKE (THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE)

CHAPTER TWO HISTORY S NEW COKE (THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE) CHAPTER TWO HISTORY S NEW COKE (THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE) 2.1 Succession Solution-- Diocletian By the year AD 300, the idea that one needed to be born in Rome in order to be its emperor had long passed. The

More information

The Catholic Church and the Crusades

The Catholic Church and the Crusades The Catholic Church and the Crusades Why do you think the Church was so important to people in the Early Middle Ages? Hint: Think about the feudal stuff we did for homework Basic beliefs and rituals of

More information

BYZANTINE EMPIRE. Pg

BYZANTINE EMPIRE. Pg BYZANTINE EMPIRE Pg.289-294 BYZANTINE EMPIRE IN 5 MINUTES OR LESS Bulgaria Turkey (Constantinople) Constantine I built a "new Rome" where the ancient Greek colony of Byzantium used to be. (combination

More information

Name Class Date. MATCHING In the space provided, write the letter of the person that matches each description. Some answers will not be used.

Name Class Date. MATCHING In the space provided, write the letter of the person that matches each description. Some answers will not be used. MATCHING In the space provided, write the letter of the person that matches each description. Some answers will not be used. 1. Co-ruler with Theodora 2. Byzantine general who reconquered territory in

More information

World History Exam Study Guide

World History Exam Study Guide World History Exam Study Guide Byzantine and Mongol Empires Multiple Choice 1) What is the famous church in Constantinople - the name means holy wisdom Hagia Sophia 2) Rome had fallen on hard times - internal

More information

Christianity: Growth of Christianity Notes**

Christianity: Growth of Christianity Notes** Name Period Date Christianity: Growth of Christianity Notes** Christianity begins when Jesus of Nazareth dies Twelve Apostles see him as the Messiah Twelve Apostles begin to spreads Jesus teachings Peter

More information