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The official split between roman catholic and byzantine churches.

great schism

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In roman and byzantine empires highest church official in a major city.

patriarch

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ruler who has complete authority.

autocrat

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collection of roman laws organized by byzantine emperor Justinian, later serving as a model for catholic church and medieval monarchs.

justinians code

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Capital of eastern roman empire, capital of byzantine and ottoman empires, now called Istanbul.

constantinople

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Holy image of Christ, virgin Mary, or a saint venerated in the church.

icon

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Byzantine empire reached their peak with this emperor, destined to revive ancient Rome.

justinian

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wife and shrewd politician, that served as advisor and co ruler to Justinian.

theodra

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Church called holy wisdom, that Justinian rebuilt.

hagia sophia

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also known as the new rome

constantinople

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was a blend of greek, roman, and christian ideas called

byzantine empire

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where did new roads stretch from

from the balkans to middle east and to north africa

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what was Constantine looking for when he moved the capitol

water way between black/aegan sea, a harber safe for boats, trade routes, land routes, it would be both protected on 3 sides by sea and huge wall

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how did Constantinople model rome

government, hippodrome, roman laws

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justinian became emperor and controlled ------

army, navy, made laws, headed the church and gov, was the supreme judge

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the church taught that -------- was inspired by god and cannot be questioned

the emporer

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--- helped justinian rule (co-ruler) convinced him to allow womens rights

theodora

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----- vowed to help stay and help control the nika revolt while justinian wanted to leave, they got control back

theodora

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justinian and theodora together rebuilt Constantinople by

building aqueducts, bridges, and churches

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what were the levels of ruling over the christian churches

patriarchs oversee the church but byz emperors have final say (christians didnt accept popes authority)

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what did byz emperor do that caused the Christians to riot

banned icons

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what caused the great schism (the christian church to split)

cause emporer band icons which most christians wanted.
roman cath in west and east orthodox in east

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how did constantinople fall

when turkish (ottoman empire) with guns attacked and conquered byzantine