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  • Constantine The Great
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    Constantine the Great - mini biography by Justin Woodson Throughout history there are pivotal men and women whose actions are so significant that looking back history may have been unrecognizably different without them. These men and women can be tremendously virtuous or tremendously evil (or somewhere in between). yet their mark on history is indelible. Names of such people include Attila the Hun, A dol-ph Hitler, Abraham Lincoln, Napoleon Bonaparte, and many more. For this article I'll focus o...
  • Great Part Of The Byzantine Empire
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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 4th 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 5th century. It was by far the largest and ri...
  • Architecture Q Comparing Religion Islamic People
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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 a...
  • Byzantine Empire With Justinian
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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 ca...
  • Protection From The Lord Of The Land
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    8 July 2002 WAR FROM ROME TO THE FALL OF FEUDALISM The Roman Empire that was created through the exploits of Alexander the Great was to big to manage as one and was split into two east and west empires that mirrored each other politically, but not religiously. The Byzantine Empire, eastern Rome, established its capital at Constantinople in 330 A.D. founded by Constantine and the Orthodox Christianity severed its ties from the Church of Rome. The Byzantium Empire surrounded its capital with huge ...
  • Urban Councils In Cities Of 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 11th 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 kings,...
  • Western Art Of The Middle Ages
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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...
  • Roman Empire Justinian
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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 ...
  • Western Roman Empire To The Byzantine Empire
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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...
  • Womens Role In The Byzantium Empire
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    1. Justinian's court was much like the Eastern rule; the subjects were spaced from the rulers in space, dress and obedience. The laws were in Latin, even though the common language was Greek. 2.622- Heraclius opened a successful attack on the Persians. 628- At Ctesiphon a peace treat was signed in favor of Heraclius 632- Muhammads followers conquered and ran the Empire. 717-718- Leo beat back Muslim attack on Constantinople. 3. Iconoclastic policy under Leo forbid showing respect to holy images ...
  • Western Wars Justinian
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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. th...

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