Monday, October 17, 2016

Fall of Rome and Byzatine Empire Test


Study Guide


Geography compared to Rome
Hagia Sophia
Catholic vs Orthodox Schism
Cyrillic Alphabet (Slavs)
Justinian Code
Justinian Code
Nika Revolt
Vandal War

Questions to Consider
What did Roman culture leave to the world? What are some of the most important inventions, innovations, ideas left behind by the Romans?
What events/actions led to the Fall of Rome? Why did Rome fall?
What did the geography of Constantinople look like? Why was Constantinople ideally located for a city?
How did Justinian’s Code influence later law codes?
What role did the church play in the lives of the Byzantines?
What events led to the schism between the Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church?
What is iconoclasm and how did it help to create a split in the church?
Describe the final split of the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016


Culture Article:

the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society, group, place, or time
a particular society that has its own beliefs, ways of life, art, etc.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016