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    WHI.7
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  • What was the three names of the city (in order) that at some point was the capital of the Byzantine Empire and then Ottoman Empire?
    Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul
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  • Constantinople was easily fortified because of its location on a ___________ and the creation of a massive system of _________ that protected it from land attacks.
    Peninsula; walls
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  • The Byzantines preserved ________-_______ culture.
    Greco-Roman
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  • What Byzantine Emperor was known for ruling during their golden age, reconquering former Roman lands, and codifying Roman law?
    Justinian
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  • What was the name of the Byzantine law code that was a collection of Roman law codes?
    Justinian's Code
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  • What art style were the Byzantines famous for and how were these works of art made?
    Mosaics; pressing stones/glass into plaster to create an image
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  • What was the domed church created by Justinian?
    Hagia Sophia
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  • Which branch of Christianity did the Byzantines practice? Which branch was practiced in western Europe?
    Eastern/Greek Orthodox; Roman Catholic
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  • Where was Greek and Roman knowledge preserved in the Byzantine Empire?
    Libraries
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  • What terms describes religious images?
    Icons
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  • What language was used in Roman Catholic Christianity? How was this different from Eastern Orthodox?
    Latin; Eastern Orthodox used Greek or the local language
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  • While the Pope was the religious leader of Catholics, who were the leaders of the Orthodox branch of Christianity?
    Patriarchs
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  • What practice meant abstaining from sexual relations for a religious reason? Which branch of Christianity practiced this?
    Celibacy; Catholocism
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  • Where was Orthodox Christianity spread to from the Byzantine Empire?
    North into Russia
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  • Who created an alphabet for the Slavic populations so they could read the Bible?
    St. Cyril
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  • In addition to the Orthodox faith, what else was spread into Russia by the Byzantines through trade?
    Architecture and religious art
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