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  • The Byzantine Empire

    So there can be many reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire. But I think the most logical one is the rise of the Byzantine Empire, also known as the the Eastern Roman Empire. There is other logical reasons like the economy crashing, corruption, and continuous attacks that led people to flee. Then, If you think about it the economy crashes other places too, For example the United States of America has had six major crashes in the last century, One even lasted 10 years, that’s a whole decade, So that’s why it couldn’t be the economy crashing. You also then have to think about constant attacks, Yes there was constant attacks but as an empire you are always going to be attacked, That’s just how it works. Now corruption that’s the most logical…

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  • The Great Empire: The Byzantine Empire

    The Byzantine Empire was a great empire. The Emperor of Rome Constantine, moved the capital of Rome to Byantium, a small seaside town in Turkey. He named it after himself, it was called Constantinople. Constantinople built up lavishly , the city soon grew to 500,000 people. It later was the home of Hagia Sophia and much more great archetechture. Some things that were important to the Byzantines were trade, law, and religion. One thing that was important to the Byzantine Empire was law.…

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  • The Fall Of Constantinople: The Rise Of The Byzantine Empire

    was founded in 324 AD by the emperor Constantine, in the Greek city of Byzantium. His reason for this? Western Europe, where Rome had once thrived, was being torn apart by attacks from other parts of Europe. Constantine decided that he would have to move somewhere else in order to be safe from destruction and invasion. Western Europe would later be known as Christendom, because of the importance of Christianity there, and the part of Europe where Constantinople was later became known as the…

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  • The Byzantine Empire DBQ

    "The Byzantine Empire and its capital city of Constantinople thrived for more than thousands of years and helped shape the history of the modern world (Overview)". The Byzantines were essential because they had good ways of developing architecture and engineering, they modernized, and saved Christianity, and they helped save the legal code to make what it is today. Without these essential qualities from the Byzantines America wouldn’t be what it is today... a free country. “Had the Arabs…

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  • Byzantine Empire Decline

    world and had impacted the world like no other. Its great accomplishments and innovations that were made have pushed human intelligence to the fullest. The unstoppable Roman Empire always believed it was a force that would never fall, but everything good will probably come to an end. While some of its blame can be pointed toward outside forces, a majority of its problems was inner conflicts and poor political choices. The major reasons for the fall of the Roman empire was due to diseases,…

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  • Byzantine Empire Controversy

    the Papacy and the Byzantine Empire has long since been a delicate balance between two of the most influential powers of the 8th and 9th centuries. There has always been a struggle between these two powers; a struggle concerning the jurisdictions of control each presides over one another. Some of the most influential moments in the history of the Papacy have occurred between the Pope and the Byzantine Empire; whether that may be the Iconoclast Controversy which sparked a public opposition of the…

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  • Byzantine Empire Causes

    The causes of the considerable development known as the Byzantine Empire can be followed to 330 A.D., when the Roman sovereign Constantine I devoted "another Rome" on the site of the antiquated Greek province of Byzantium. In spite of the fact that the western portion of the Roman Empire disintegrated and fell in 476, the eastern half made due for 1,000 more years, bringing forth a rich convention of workmanship, writing and learning and serving as a military support between the conditions of…

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  • Constantinople: The Heart Of Trade And Culture In The Byzantine Empire

    The ancient city of Constantinople was once one of the wealthiest places on earth. The Byzantine Empire started in the fifth century C.E and continued until the tenth century. The center of this was Constantinople, currently known as Istanbul, Turkey. Constantinople thrived as not only a political center, but also as the heart of trade and culture in the Byzantine Empire. The short distance that this city had to many of the other worldly powers at the time was the cause for the city becoming a…

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  • The Byzantine Empire Essay

    The fall of the eastern Roman Empire gave rise to the Byzantine Empire. The Byzantine Empire was created in 330 CE. At one point the Empire covered most of Europe and northern Africa. Constantinople was the capital of the Byzantine Empire and the only city that was left of the empire. Constantinople was a strong hold for Christianity in the Middle East and it was also the main trade out post connecting the Europe to India and China. In order to trade with Asia the Europeans had to travel…

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  • Byzantine Empire And Arabization

    The Byzantine world was forever altered by the rapid conquest of territories which the Arab armies began in the seventh century. These conquests were due in large part to the martial ability of the Arabic army. Later, tying administrative power to Arab culture, religious unity, and even Islam’s similarities to Christianity aided in the retention and Arabization of the captured territory. In all but one of these cases, the Arabic states followed models created by the Roman, and later, the…

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