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After the Roman Empire was divided, the eastern half became known as what?
the Byzantine Empire
What was the Byzantine capital?
Constantinople
The Roman Emporer ______ built Constantinople at a strategic place where Europe and Asia.
Constantine
_______ ruled the Byzantine Empire at its height.
Justinian
Who was Justinian's wife?
Theodora
What are religious images?
icons
Which emperor ordered that all icons be removed from the church?
Leo III
What are pictures made from tiny pieces of colored glass or flat stone set in plaster?
mosaics
What Italian trading city on the Adriatic Sea, agreed to help the Byzantines effort to regain the lands in return for trading privileges in Constantinople?
Venice
What is an immense plain?
steppe
What is another name for the “Tartars”?
the Mongols