15 Byzantium lecture

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Byzantium Creativity Holding On
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Concepts of Rome Rome is a city, area, and empire Concept associated with laws, and way of  life Comparable to concept of Zion Fall of the Roman Empire Designation of the name Byzantine Constantinople considered the “new  Rome”
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Building of Constantinople Site selected by Constantinople Triangular peninsula on European shore
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Between Constantine and  Justinian East Constantinople  headquarters as the west  crumbled Leo I became emperor  (457-474) Zeno (474-491) Anastasius (491-518) Justin I (518-527) West Theodoric gained  power Agreed not to attack  east
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Justinian Life before emperor Served in the army Best schooling Served in court Highly educated Retained mutual protection  agreement with Goths until  Theodoric’s death Military threats Justinian conquered Italy
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Justinian Married Theodora Belisarius
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Justinian Nike revolt Blues and Greens Thieves created havoc at night Faction united against government and  staged a rebellion Government killed many and arrested leaders
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Justinian Reunification of  Roman Empire Persia Africa Italy
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Justinian
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Life in Byzantium Empire
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course MFG 201 taught by Professor Terry,r during the Spring '08 term at BYU.

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