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    loss of property (the empire, buildings?) And, what if survivors could sue the neighbors for damages. Could they prove any person, country or institution was at fault? It was all the rulers fault for the split of byzantine. On May 29, 1453 the Eastern Roman Empire (also known as the Byzantine Empire or Byzantium) ruler let

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    Byzantine Empire

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    Characterized by the existence of their efficient economy, the Byzantine empire is regarded as one of the most successful imperiums to thrive on the face of the earth. With countless factors contributing to their prosperity, the fundamental cause for their success was the amount of wealth they possessed throughout their reign. Compared to western culture, the Byzantines were unsurpassed, possessing a large amount of visible wealth. The lively markets and active traders were able to develop the economy

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    Byzantine Mosaics The mosaic of Christ being baptized by John the Baptist in the Nea Moni monastery of the Greek island of Chios is a prime example of the goal of Byzantine mosaic art. Although the true artist’s name is unknown, it can be said that this mosaic is from the 11th century, from the period known as Middle Byzantine art. This mosaic features Jesus in the middle of the mosaic, with John on his left baptizing him. Two angels are present to the right of Jesus, watching over the proceedings

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    The Byzantine Empire

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    The Byzantine Empire was a primarily Christian empire whose reign started in 330 A.D and ended in 1453 A.D with the capturing of the its capital Constantinople by the Muslim Sultan Mehmed II. In the years following the fall of the Byzantines, many of the Christian basilicas were transformed into mosques for Islamic worship, inspiring many artists to create works that embodied their religious politics. One of the pieces created following the fall of the Byzantine Empire is Yusuf Fleeing Zulayhka,

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    World Changers Justinian and Theodora ruled the Byzantine Empire from 527 to 565 AD, in their time they influenced not only the art of the era, but also the architecture and the church. Byzantine was an extremely diverse culture. It included members from groups around the entire known world at the time and this region brought them together (Brooks). This diversity did lead to conflict once Justinian became emperor due to his intolerance for what he considered paganistic rituals. This lead him to

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    Kacie Lee Tomasetti AP World P.6 10/19/17 AP World ID #7 1. Byzantine Church (186) The Byzantine Church was the Christian church in the Byzantine empire that was closely intertwined with the government. The rulers of the Byzantine empire regarded the Byzantine Church as a division of state. A person was chosen to be leaders of the capital (which was the highest position in the church comparable to the pope), and they had the authority to direct others to give sermons that encouraged royal rule. This

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    Byzantine Empire Dbq

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    People say that the Byzantine Empire is compared to an accordion. Well, it is. Comparing all of the civilizations and empires we learned about, I find that the Byzantine has a history, where people living in that empire rise at on time and fall inconsiderably during another time. The Byzantine Empire is an empire ruled by Emperor Justantine, and Constantinople was the imperial capital of the Byzantine world until it was invaded by the Turks in 1453. Now, how does the imperial capital, Constantinople

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    Art in the Byzantine Empire Early Christianity and Byzantine art started after Jesus's death in the first century. The art made during this period was kept a secret because Christianity was not allowed to be a religion but many people were Christian throughout Europe. The Romans and the rest of Europe killed Christians so the artist disguised their work so they would not be found and killed. The Byzantine’s Art is beautiful and extravagant art. All the art is unique and very important because it

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    In 527 AD, Justinian took control of the Byzantine Empire. Although it is currently referred to as the Byzantine Empire, many citizens and leaders, including Justinian, considered themselves to be Roman and part of the Roman Empire. This mentality led to the revival of the Roman Empire in Byzantine and in its capital, Constantinople. During his rule, Justinian led the empire to its greatest size both in the amount of controlled land and influence over groups in Europe and Asia. He also contributed

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    Byzantine Fashion Style

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    Surface Embellishment in Byzantine Costume Embroidery and other surface embellishments are a key part of fashion that have appeared consistently throughout history. The use of these techniques puts so much expression and individuality into clothing, and by looking back into history we can tell a lot about a culture just by looking at the details they chose to include in their fashion. The Byzantine Empire is a perfect example of this, because they made many advancements in surface decoration.

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