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Capital, cultural and trade center of the Byzantine Empire
Constantinople
Domed church built by the emperor Justinian. also known as the churchof "holy wisdom"
Hagia Sophia
Massive collection of ancient Roman laws and legal rights
Justinian's Code
Sole ruler with complete authority.
autocrat
Title for the highest official in the Eastern Orthodox Church
patriarch
Visual and graphic representation of an object, word or concept.
icon
Permanent split; for example the split the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church
schism
upper nobliity; land-owning nobles in Russia
boyars

boyars
title of a Russian ruler
czar
agents who enforced the czars rule "agents of terror"
oprichniki
people who share the same language and cultural heritage
ethnic group
pictures and designs formed by inlaid pieces of stone
mozaic
autocratic ruler who ruled the Byzatine empire; also complile a code of law
Justinian
politcal savvy wife of Justinian; she helped to save the throne of the empire
Theodora
female historian who wrote the Alexiad
Anna Comnena