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Unformatted text preview: What timeperiod (years) did the Byzantine Empire span? What events were going on at the beginning of the Byzantine Empire? What caused the empire to fall? What form of Christianity was practiced in the Byzantine Empire? What was the Byzantine capital? What area did the Byzantines influence? What began to spread northward? How were Eastern and Western Europe developing differently? THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE ORIGINS OF THE EMPIRE Which Roman emperor moved the eastern capital to Byzantium? What area did it include? What language did it use? Why was this language beneficial? How did the status of the merchant change from Roman times? Who was allowed to participate in the bureaucracy that had not during Roman times? JUSTINIANS ACHIEVEMENTS Who was the empire under the threat of? What were some of the negative attributes of Justinian? Name _________________________ Due Date _____________ Chapter 9 Reading Guide Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe What were some of his positive achievements? What helped to unify the empire, like it did during the Roman Empire?...
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- Spring '11
- Byzantine Empire