The Byzantine Empire

"Eastern half of old Rome" 

The Byzantine Empire was the old eastern half of the Roman Empire. The Byzantine Empire started around 415 A.D and ended sometime around 1453 A.D. The Empire lasted so long because there was an organized government, it didn’t get too big, and they minded their own business. Byzantines Capital was Constantinople. A lot of Byzantine ideas were spread into Russia through trade. Byzantine contributed Justinian’s code, art, and architecture. Their art and architecture showed through their churches.


The Byzantine Empire

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