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Icons
–a painting of Jesus Christ or another holy figure, typically in a traditional style on wood, venerated and used as an aid to devotion in the Byzantine and other Eastern Churches.
Iconoclasm
the rejection or destruction of religious images as heretical; the doctrine of iconoclasts.
Cyril
-( 826–869), Greek missionary. The invention of the Cyrillic alphabet is named for him. Feast day (in the Eastern Church) May 11; (in the Western Church) February 14.
Constantinople
The capital city of the Byzantine and late Roman Empire, which was taken over in 1453 AD by the Ottoman Empire
Caesaropapism
concept relating to the mixing of political and religious authority
Byzantine
Empire succeeding Rome, named after Byzantion
Hagia Sophia
A dome structured church. Taken over by the Ottomans in 1453 AD and turned into a mosque. Then turned into a museum in the 20th century.
Name literally means "holy wisdom"
Justinian's Code
Law code written by Justinian based on Roman law.
Theme System
a form of bureaucracy where generals (appointed by the emperor) would govern over regions of land. Similar to satraps.
Bezant
a gold coin used as currency in the Mediterranean.
Hippodrome
open air stadium used for chariot races.