STUDY SHEET 4wc2008

STUDY SHEET 4wc2008 - STUDY SHEET 4 TERMS Byzantium - an...

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STUDY SHEET 4 TERMS Byzantium - an ancient Greek city on the Bosporus and the Sea of Marmara: Constantine I rebuilt it and renamed it Constantinople Justinian - Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529 Hagia Sophia - a 6th century masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Istanbul; built as a Christian church, converted to a mosque in 1453, and made into a museum in the middle of the 20th century Mosaics - Iconoclasm - One who attacks and seeks to overthrow traditional or popular ideas or institutions. 1453 – Guttenburg invents the printing press. Hundred Years War ends Cyril - Greek missionary; the invention of the Cyrillic alphabet is attributed to him Mecca - A city of western Saudi Arabia near the coast of the Red Sea. The birthplace of Muhammad, it is the holiest city of Islam and a pilgrimage site for all devout believers of the faith. Medina -
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HIST 102h taught by Professor Self during the Spring '08 term at Old Dominion.

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