The Byzantine Empire

Re-read the section on the Byzantine Empire and answer the following questions for homework. All answers should be wellworld studieswritten sentences that re-state the question.

  1. Where was Constantinople located?
  2. How did its location contribute to its growth and to the strength of the Byzantine Empire?
  3. What qualities made Justinian a good and successful ruler?
  4. Why was Justinian’s Code so important?
  5. What was the dispute that split the medieval Christian church?
  6. Why might that split have weakened the empire?
  7. Why did Constantinople finally fall?

Click Here to read the pdf of pages 10-15 on the Byzantine Empire.

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