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Who constructed Hagia Sophia?(Cameron Reller)

Justinian

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What Byzantine innovation increased agricultural growth?(Cameron Reller)

The heavy plow

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Most powerful organizing feature of Indian society

Caste system



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Spring and summer brought rain and warm winds from the southwest. Fall and winter was cool, dry, and winds came from the northeast.

Monsoons



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This innovation led to lethal cutting edges and came into high demand for knives and swords.

High-carbon steel



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a systematic review of the Roman Law

Justinian's Code
(Angus Pellant)

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means body of the civil law, what Justinian based his code off of

Corpus luris Civillis
(Angus Pellant)

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means envoy of The Lord Ruler, Charlemagne's traveling servants

Missi Dominici
(Angus Pellant)

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Nordic peoples of Scandinavia, Norse mariners who mounted invasions and plundered settlements

Vikings
(Angus Pellant)

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The term for a secular Lord and ecclesiastical leader. The Emperor would lead both within the state and religious affairs.

caesaropapism
(Angus Pellant)

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Sanskrit for king

Raja



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jati

subcastes usually determined by occupation (Daniel Pfaff)

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Pope Gregory I

defended Rome from the Germanic tribe, Lombards, and reasserted papacy as head authority and emphasized sacrament of penance (Daniel Pfaff)

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iconoclasm

'breaking of the icons' commissioned by Emperor Leo III in Byzantine Empire (Daniel Pfaff)

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Greek fire

military invention used by Byzantines to resist Muslim invasions; burns even on water (Daniel Pfaff)

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papacy (the popes)

the line of religious authority over the Roman Catholic Church (Daniel Pfaff)

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What is Greek Fire?(Cameron Reller)

Used by the Byzantines to resist Muslim attacks on land and on water. Can burn on water

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What was caesaropapism?

Caesaropapism meant that the emperor not only ruled as secularly, but also ecclesiastically.

Jonathan Perry

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What was a theme?

A theme was an imperial province under authority of a general who had responsibility for military defense and civil administration.

Jonathan Perry

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What was the missi dominici?

A group of imperial officials that travelled annually to all jurisdictions and reviewed the accounts of the local authorities; envoys of the lord ruler.

Jonathan Perry

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What was a bezant?

A Byzantine gold coin that served as the standard currency for the Mediterranean area.

Jonathan Perry

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What was the schism?

The separation of the western and eastern churches into the Roman and orthodox in 1054

Jonathan Perry

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Most regions of india were able to produce enough rice, wheat, barley, and millet to feed the population.


Self sufficiency



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