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Byzantine Empire: General Information

Information and links about the Byzantine Empire.

Essential Question

How does the Byzantine Empire challenge the concept of the ‘Dark Ages’?

Search Terms

Terms to use when searching on the Library Databases.

-          Constantine
-          Justinian
-          Justinian’s Code
-          Theodora
-          Constantinople
-          Hagia Sophia
-          Hippodrome
-          Mese
-          Greek fire
-          Eastern Orthodox
-          Church split
-          The Great Schism
-          Strait of Bosporus
-          Emperor Leo III




Byzantine Art

Map of Byzantine Empire

Byzantine Empire Slideshow

Crash Course about the Fall of Rome

General Information about the Byzantine Empire

Greek Fire