19 and 20). Since they disagreed about who would lead the Christians, some historians would believe that they don't have the same religion, but that is false. They share a majority of the other Christian beliefs, so they share the religion.
Architectural and geographical features in the Byzantine Empire are an extension of the Roman
Empire. Other historians might argue that the Byzantine empire is not a revival because
"Justinian created countless cities which did not exist before," (doc. 1). This is a valid opinion, but the reuse of many Roman ideas in those new cities causes some to believe otherwise.
Byzantium created the Hagia Sophia which was a religious structure with domes and arches similar to smaller Roman structures (doc. 4). Both empires built religious structures, and the architects that built the Hagia Sophia based their plans on Roman ideas. Additionally, maps of the Byzantine Empire show that they built and used aqueducts (doc. 5). These aqueducts were a staple in the Roman Empire to show their power and wealth. Geographically, the Byzantine
Empire reconquered Rome and the surrounding land for a brief period of time (doc. 6). Along