• The Saljuq Ghuzz Tribesmen
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    The Great Saljuq Sultanate! Although the Turks had played an important role in the Islamic world, before the 11 th century, the arrival of the Saljuq Turks marks a new era in Islamic history. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the role of the Saljuq Turks' in Islam. In doing so, the paper will be divided in two parts. The first part will present the historical background of the arrival of the Saljuqs and their participation in Islamic politics. The second part will discuss the contribution ...
  • Byzantium Faith And Power 1261 1557
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    Byzantium - the state which has brought in the big contribution to development of culture to Europe of middle ages. Here the Christianity for the first time became an official religion. Christianity affected the Byzantine art. In Byzantine art the main subject of paintings - icons (Greek - image) were holy figures: Christ, the Virgin Mary, the saints, and the apostles. One of the most famous is icon with Archangel Gabriel, Byzantine (Constantinople or Sinai? ), 13 th century. There is the exhib...
  • Christian And Byzantine Art
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    Early Christian and Byzantine art started after Jesus death in the first century ranging and ending to the fourth century AD. The art produced during this period was secretive because Christianity was not a formal religion but as a cult; the Romans and rest of Europe persecuted Christians so the artist disguised their work with symbols and hints of Christian aspects. Christianity was the first cult to not involve rituals of sacrifice of animals and refused to worship an Emperor causing the Roman...
  • The Byzantine Empire Great Roman Constantine
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    The Byzantine Empire The Byzantine Empire, the survivor of the Roman empire, flourished intothe oldest and longest lasting empire in our history. It began with Constantine the Great's triumph of Christianity. He then transferred his capital from Rome to the re founded Byzantium in the early 4 th century, year 330 AD, and named it Constantinople after himself. This city became the surviving safe spot after the breakup of the Western Roman empire by the 5 th century. It was by far the largest and ...
  • Byzantine Islamic Empires Comparison
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    Byzantine and Islamic Empires q Introduction Both the Islamic and in the Byzantine Empires had very important social structures. There are differences between the two Empires in all aspects, however both were successful. The Byzantine was part of the great Roman Empire and the Islamic Empire was built on religious belief. q Comparison in art In the Islamic society visual arts are decorative, and colorful. The Islamic art was influenced by the religion in the area. The Byzantine Art was uniform ...
  • The Events Leading To The Renaissance
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    The Events Leading to the Renaissance Many events influenced on how the renaissance was created. Three events that greatly influenced the renaissance were The Byzantine Empire with Justinian, The Franks with Charlegmange, and Marco Polo. These events helped for the government, law, and the daily life of the renaissance. The Byzantine Empire along with Justinian was a major part in the renaissance. The Byzantine Empire succeeded the Romans. Constantinople now modern day Stambul, Turkey was the c...
  • City History Roman Empire
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    The Roman Empire had started at Anatolia. Byzantine Empire had lived between 330 and 1453. The Seljuk Empire had started with having most of Anatolia in the early part of 11 th century. The Roman Empire, Byzantine and The Seljuk Empire, all of them have a special place in history. Also there are some similarities and differences among them in terms of their political and administrative structures, socio economic organization, daily life and regional hierarchy. A-) Roman Empire consisted of king...
  • Christian Byzantine Art Justinian
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    The Beginning of Christian Art In the first two centuries of Christianity there weren't any form of art recorded. Christians meet in small groups in a private phone and conducted simple services. In these services they would eat wine and bread that reminded them of Christ sacrifice on the cross. (Lamm 175) Christian symbols were a major form of art in the earlier years of Christian art. The Egyptian, Greek, and Romans artist had different symbols that represented different things. The Greeks cre...
  • Emperor Justinian Architect Of The Byzantine Legacy
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    From my webpage at web Emperor Justinian was the bold architect of a revitalized Byzantine Empire that would leave a lasting legacy for Western Civilization. As much of Europe entered the Dark Ages, Justinian's vision of a restored Roman Empire would reverse the decline of the Byzantine Empire and lay a firm foundation that would allow the Byzantine Empire to survive for centuries to come. Justinian, whose full name was Flavius Anicius Julian us Justinian us, was born around 483 AD at Tauresium ...
  • Byzantine Empire Roman Western Army
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    After the Western Empire 'fell' in 476 CE, a new empire rose in its place. The new empire, the Byzantine Empire, was based on the cultures and traditions of the Western Empire, but also contained many distinctive features. The two empires were very similar since they existed in the same area and carried some of the same cultural roots. But the Byzantine Empire came into existence after the Roman Empire divided into two sections and the Western Roman Empire collapsed. One reason for the decline o...
  • Justinian Roman Empire
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    Justinian Justinian I had a very significant role in world history. Justinian was a great architect. Justinian was born a barbarian, born of Slavic parents in Illyria. Historians don t know much of his early years except that his uncle adopted him. His uncle was Justin I, the emperor of Constantinople. Then in 527 A. D. , Justin made Justinian a co-ruler. Four months later, when Justin died, Justinian became the sole emperor. This was the beginning of Justinian s rule which lasted from 527 A. D...
  • Justinian Eastern Empire
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    By the end of the Byzantine reign the culture was composed of Greek, Roman, European (Christian) and Islamic elements. Although a synthesis of the four was evident, Christianity was always the dominant force in the thoughts of man, due mainly to the enforcement by the State. Visigoths did not sack the Eastern Empire in the fifth century; therefore the Empire and its policies remained intact unlike the west. The fifth century was a critical time in the Eastern Empire's history, for this is when t...
  • Abstract Bow For War In The Byzantine World
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    PERI TOXEIAS. BOW FOR WAR IN THE BYZANTINE WORLD AND IN THE LATE-ANTIQUITY. BY GIOVANNI AMATUCCIO ABSTRACT. The study is oriented to research the ancient writhed sources of archery. The focus is pointed on the Byzantine Civilisation, where we can found a great tradition of archery and, at same time, a great inclination to the literary studies. This two factors have furnished us possibility to obtain some archery writhed sources, that not exist in other ancient civilisations. The age in examinat...
  • Byzantine Empire Made Create Gold
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    The greatest of medieval civilizations was the Eastern Roman Empire. The Roman Empire was divided in 395. The Western half, ruled from Rome, was ruled by the barbarians in the 5 th century. The Eastern half, known as the Byzantine Empire, lasted for more than over 1, 000 years. The Byzantine Empire was one of the leading civilizations in the world. Some of the reasons for the success of the Byzantine Empire was because of their strength is art and architecture. Gold One kind of metal that the B...