10b-1 byzantines

10b-1 byzantines - Byzantine Empire 324-1453 Eastern Roman Empire ❖ Constantine the Great 324 ‑ 337 ❖ Converts to Christianity Unites Empire

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Unformatted text preview: Byzantine Empire 324-1453 Eastern Roman Empire ❖ Constantine the Great 324 ‑ 337 ❖ Converts to Christianity, Unites Empire ✦ Christianization of Roman Empire, ❖ Moves capital to new city of Constantinople ❖ Eastern territories not overrun by Germanic tribes Decline in the Roman Empire ❖ Political Crisis of Succession ❖ Military decline ❖ Economic Crisis ✦ taxation, corruption, trade disruption ❖ decline of civic spirit Decline in the Roman Empire ❖ Population decline ✦ plague, birthrate, war ❖ Barbarian invasions ✦ fall of West to Germans ✦ survival of East Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire ❖ Transformation from Roman to Byzantine (fourth century AD) ✦ Conversion to Christianity ✦ move capital to Constantinople ✦ victory over Germanic invasions ✦ Greek language and culture ✦ use of Roman law and administration ❖ Major center of Christian civilization from fourth to eleventh centuries Decline in the Roman Empire ❖ Population decline ✦ plague, birthrate, war...
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10b-1 byzantines - Byzantine Empire 324-1453 Eastern Roman Empire ❖ Constantine the Great 324 ‑ 337 ❖ Converts to Christianity Unites Empire

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