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Unformatted text preview: o Depends on when and which barbarians Iconoclastic controversy o Empire still lived (until 1453), but it changed into Byzantine Empire o Monks opposed controversy (political strength) Islamic conquest most shaped eastern empire by taking away the near east and a bunch of rich cities o Justinian attempts to restore Rome from Constantinople with laws, conquering lands 800s: what are the similarities between western Germanic kingdoms, Byzantium, and Islam? o Law, nature of the state, shaping of culture, etc. Why did the pathetic Franks succeed? o Conversion of Clovis used strategically by Clovis and his advisors to add the church to their side How did the bishop of Rome become pope? o Claims political authority on Italian peninsula o Makes connections with Trinitarian Franks...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course HIST 110 taught by Professor Hughes during the Fall '07 term at University of Michigan.
- Fall '07