Political Change, And Political Changes In The Byzantium Empire

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In Byzantium Empire there was a lot of political changes sometimes for the better or sometimes of the worst. Mostly they effected medieval Europe and change how mid evil Europe functioned. Through different political ideologies and changing political strategies the empire became a powerful country on the hands of the western roman world in its collapse and instability. While the Byzantium Empire went through a period of stability and great power. One example of political change in the Byzantium Empire is when Constantine defeated Maxentius in 312 CE. This political change happened when Constantine took control over the land and tried to stabilize it. He controlled it by making a strategic moment by issuing a statement of policy known as …show more content…
During his reign as emperor, and with the help of his generals and chief administrators, he created a wide rage of reforms during his time. For the situation of the western Mediterranean, in implemented imperial control over it. This however wasn’t an effect on the Islamic world because most of this land was taken by them any ways. So any of his political reforms did not affect the Arabic world because they simply took control back over. Justinian’s reforms were a wide variety covering most of the scope of life. We improves, or changes the tax system, the government and how it is run. The most prominent and probably most important political change is the implementation of the Corpus Iuris Civilis (or Body of Civil Law), in which it effect the legal system. This is important because this is even helped molded the legal system of the modern day. The legal system under Justinian goes through a tremendous categorization and revision of itself and this is directly tied into his Christian faith. Justinian faith goes directly hand in hand in his political systems, and how he want the reign to finish through. Another religion that would not be affected by this change is china who did trade with the by the changing of the Byzantines political …show more content…
Especially with the reign of the emperors Leo III and his son, Constantine V, and grandson, Leo IV. During this time, the spread of Islam became to entrench into their territories and the emperors did not like this. So they started to ban the worship of the religion, and even trying to banish it from existence. This would cause a lot of tension between the believers of Islamic faiths and the government of the Christian faith. Although the Islamic migration effect the empire, the Western Europe wouldn’t be as effected as the Eastern Europe would be. The emperors would also destroy countless statues, paintings, mosaics, and manuscripts, and this will cause a lot of drama and tension in the empire. This is because people lives were destroyed and lost in the times that conflict would rise. This was is bad political system for the Muslims who might have lived in the territory of the empire at the time and would be a negative for them. One other religion who wouldn’t really feel the strain is the Chinese because they were too far away and only really traded with the empires. Overall the byzantine emperors who used these type of civil destruction cause a lot of destruction in physical and mental

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