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The Rise and Fall of the Byzantine Empire

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Empires come and empires go, and some aren't even known as empires until after they fall. Such is the case with what is today called the Byzantine Empire. Learn more about the history of the empire, founded by Emperor Constantine, that...
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The Byzantine Empire: The New Rome

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Review is good, it helps solidify understanding and clears up misconceptions. Review key points, failures, and concepts that define the Byzantine Empire. There are several critical-thinking questions included based on classroom readings.
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Fall of Rome the Roman Empire... in the 15th Century

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What caused, and when was, the fall of the Roman Empire? Find out why the narrator argues the date to be around the middle of the 15th century, or in some ways, to this very day. The video covers Roman efforts to incorporate Germanic...
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Writing Exercises: The Byzantine Empire I

For Students 9th - 11th
Boost expository writing skills while testing content understanding. Here are three short essay questions intended to activate learner comprehension of concepts related to The Byzantine Empire, shifts in Roman law, and geographical...
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Writing Exercises: The Byzantine Empire II

For Students 9th - 12th
Get your scholars writing about history in this short-answer worksheet on the Byzantine Empire. In complete sentences, they consider context and details of the Byzantine culture. Learners explain contributions made to engineering,...
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Byzantine Art

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Explore the art, architecture, and iconography of the Byzantine Empire. This comprehensive visual guide takes learners through the changes in art and architecture that occurred with the spread of the Byzantines.
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The Byzantine Empire - Part 3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A lecturer explains the awe a hypothetical visitor to Byzantium would have felt upon entering the Emperor's throne room. Because of this display of power and fascinating objects, the Byzantines were able to get others to fight for them...
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The Byzantine Empire

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 9 multiple choice questions regarding the Byzantine Empire. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Influence of The Byzantine Empire on Russia and Eastern Europe

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners examine the influence on Russian and Eastern European language, religion, art, and architecture by the Byzantine Empire. They define key vocabulary terms, listen to a lecture and participate in a class discussion, and label a map.
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The Early Byzantine Empire

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive world history learning exercise, students answer 7 multiple choice questions regarding the early Byzantine Empire. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Writing Exercises: The Byzantine Empire III

For Students 6th - 8th
Three wonderful questions will help your middle schoolers better understand the Byzantine Empire. They construct short essay responses to each of the three prompts, discuss the schism between the Greek and Roman Catholic church, the...
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Byzantine Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Squinches and pendentives? Minarets? Apse, narthex, and exedrae? The iconoclasm controversy? Roman and Byzantine art and architecture from 350 CE to 1560 CE is the focus of a PowerPoint designed to prepare AP art history and humanities...
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The Early Ottoman Empire: 1281 - 1600s

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Once one of the most powerful civilizations in the known world, the Ottoman Empire was all-encompassing and highly influencial in the Middle East. Enjoy maps that detail the Ottomans' rule, as well as pictures of relics and architecture...
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The Byzantine Empire - Part 6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This final clip in a series on the Byzantine Empire recounts the greatness of the empire at its height, and what ultimately led to its downfall. Venetians conquered Constantinople in 1204 AD, afterward dominating the eastern...
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Byzantine Empire

For Students 9th - 12th
In this history worksheet, students find the words related to the Byzantine Empire and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Byzantine #1: Structure of the Empire

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Byzantine Empire democracy worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about the empire and then respond to 1 short answer question and complete a graphic organizer based on the selection.
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The Ottoman Empire 1453-1918

For Teachers 10th - 12th
This presentation begins with the question, "How did the Ottoman Empire become so powerful?" While that question isn't directly answered, upper graders can consider the key facts that are provided and engage in a class discussion. Rich...
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Writing Exercises: The Ottoman Empire

For Students 7th - 9th
Here are three great questions in need of three great short answers. Learners can write about the conquest of the Byzantine Empire, compare and contrast Ottoman and Feudal laws, and describe Ottoman military advantages.
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The Byzantine Empire - Part 2

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Byzantine emperors were believed to be appointed by God. It did not matter the person's background or lineage, ruling was a possibility. Once a ruler was appointed though, only a revolution could overthrow that person. Focus on the...
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The Byzantine Empire - Part 1

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Byzantine Empire, also known as the second Rome, began with Constantine the Great. Art, Literature, and government were preserved by this society that worked to spread Christianity as well. In one thousand years, various lands were...
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The Byzantine Empire - Part 4

For Teachers 6th - 12th
When missionaries went out from the Byzantine Empire, the rulers they converted became political allies. This worked well until the prophet Muhammad arose and united the Arab war-torn tribes. As Muhammad was a merchant, he worked to...
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The Russian Empire

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Russian Empire worksheet, students write about the Byzantine culture that developed in Russia. They then identify four key terms or people from this time.
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The Byzantine Empire: Icon Adoration

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students identify the worship of icons as a division between the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church. In this lesson on the Byzantine Empire, the teacher provides a simulation showing a basic division in students. The teacher...
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Archaeology Quiz 14

For Students 5th - 10th
In this archaeology learning exercise, students answer multiple choice questions about the archaeology of the Byzantine Empire, dinosaurs, and more. Students complete 5 questions total.

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