Byzantine Empire

Byzantine Empire

BYZANTINE EMPIRE Dr. Afxendiou Global History and Geography 9 Sachem North High School So, what happened so far? The collapse of Rome left Europe divided. To the West, medieval civilization emerged. To the east, the Roman Empire survived as the

Byzantine empire. The Byzantine Empire, Russia and Medieval Europe What happened after? Byzantine civilization influenced Eastern Europe, bringing Greek culture as well as Orthodox Christianity to the Slavic people, starting with Russia.

Byzantine Empire Survived for 1000 years after the fall of Rome. Capital at Constantinople

a thriving city mainly because of its location on a major trade route between Asia and Europe Changed its language from Latin to Greek Its size kept changing with conquests and loses but it was mainly Greece and Asia Minor

Religion Christianity Byzantine Emperors were both head of the church and the state The Schism- The Christian church split into Western and Eastern branches:

Latin-speaking Roman Catholics in the West Greek-speaking Orthodox Christians in the East Emperor Justinian Many emperors but most influential was

Justinian Built most magnificent Orthodox Church the Hagia Sophia brought together all of the laws of the Roman Empire into a single legal code that became the basis for modern legal systems in Europe. Came to be known as the Justinian Code.

The Hagia Sophia Best-known example of Byzantine architecture the largest Christian church in

the world became the model for later Eastern Orthodox churches Influences on Russia

Trade between Byzantine Empire and Russia Russians visited Constantinople and were exposed to magnificence of Christian churches Early Russian ruler married the sister of a Byzantine Emperor and converted to Christianity Missionaries spread the religion Cyril and Methodius

Cyrillic alphabet based on the Greek, put the sounds of Slavic languages into writing so they could read the bible Russian alphabet based on Cyrillic alphabet thus it is derived from the Greek alphabet Russian culture, art and architecture, resembled those of the Byzantine Empire The end of the Byzantines

1453 Constantinople captured by Muslim conquerors The Byzantine empire is overtaken by the Ottoman Empire Constantinople is renamed Istanbul

Minarets are added to the Hagia Sophia as it is converted into a mosque, all its murals are covered and replaced with Muslim geometric and other decorative patterns

Recently Viewed Presentations

  • Median and Range

    Median and Range

    When there are an odd amount of numbers, you cross out the numbers (outside - in ) until you reach the middle number which will be the median. When there are an even amount of numbers, you must find the...
  • Digital Systems: Hardware Organization and Design

    Digital Systems: Hardware Organization and Design

    Microcomputer Systems 1. Introduction to Visual DSP++ Tools. Digital Systems: Hardware Organization and Design. 8/31/2010. Architecture of a Respresentative 32 Bit Processor
  • Land Use Planning in the Deh Cho territory

    Land Use Planning in the Deh Cho territory

    Land Use Planning in the Deh Cho territory
  • Core-Periphery Model Immanuel Wallerstein proposed the World Systems

    Core-Periphery Model Immanuel Wallerstein proposed the World Systems

    Core-Periphery Model. Immanuel Wallerstein proposed the World Systems Theory which promoted the Core-Periphery concept.. Unlike the term-developed and developing, the Core-Periphery Model does not imply that change will occur.
  • A Round for Christmas Morn Bells ring out

    A Round for Christmas Morn Bells ring out

    A Round for Christmas Morn Bells ring out on Christmas morn Ding, dong, ding, dong. Telling us that Christ was born Ding dong, Ding a ding dong.
  • Vocabulary! - MaryAmandaStewart

    Vocabulary! - MaryAmandaStewart

    ---Shirley Temple Wong, a 5th grade English Learner from China. Choose an academic word from the pledge. Allegiance. Republic. Indivisible. Liberty. Justice. Can we have some fun now? Lingo Bingo. Piece of paper. 15-16 vocabulary words. Definitions of words on...
  • Small-group communication

    Small-group communication

    Prostřední kategorie popisují interakci při vykonávání úkolů Snímek 9 Adekvátnost určité kategorie chování ve skupině 2.2 Základní typy rolí ve skupině - Benne a Sheats (1948) 2.2.1 Role zaměřené na cíl 2.2.2 Role zaměřené na udržování skupiny 2.2.3 Sebestředné role...
  • Kabuki Theatre - Western Oregon University

    Kabuki Theatre - Western Oregon University

    Kabuki Theatre History Traditional Roles Play Structure Contemporary Kabuki "Letters to draw in customers" History Began in early 17th century Okuni- Miko of Shinto Shrine New style of dance Instant popularity Ensemble dance drama The Art of Singing and Dancing...