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barbarians
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constantinople
germania
hadrian
huns
iberia
odoacus
visigoths
western rome

Byzantine Empire Word Search

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Arab Muslims
Byzantine
Constantinople
Divergence
Doctrine
Eastern Orthodox
Emperor
Greek Influence
Invasions
Islamic Culture
Justinian Code
Justinian I
Latin Services
Marriage
New rome
Ottoman Turks
Patriarch
Plague
Pope
Priest
Roman Catholic
Schism
Theodora
Trade Center
Western Church

The Middle Ages in Europe Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an empire referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire Byzantine Empire
was the capital city of the Roman Empire constantinople
was one of Byzantine Empire Justinian
the period of European history from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West middle ages
also known as Charles the Great charlemange
the dominant social system in medieval Europe feudalism
an appellation for a person or deity who has authority lord
a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch knights
an agricultural laborer bound under the feudal system to work on his lord's estate. serfs
a unit of land originally a feudal lordship consisting of a lord's demesne and lands rented to tenants. manor
a unit of land, originally a feudal lordship, consisting of a lord's demesne and lands rented to tenants. manor
the faith, practice, and church order of the Roman Catholic Church. catholicism
the bishop of Rome as head of the Roman Catholic Church. pope
a medieval military expedition, one of a series made by Europeans to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries. crusades
is one of the towering figures in Western philosophy and theology thomas Aquinas
a charter of liberties to which the English barons forced King John to give his assent in June 1215 magna carta
the male head of a family or tribe patriarch
a member of the branch of the Goths who invaded the Roman Empire between the 3rd and 5th centuries visigoths
a medieval association of craftsmen or merchants, often having considerable power. guilds
a poor farmer of low social status peasants

Byzantine Empire Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What Constantine called his capital after New Rome. Constantinople
What church in the east developed in it's own unique way? Eastern Orthodox
Construction projects built by a government for public use, such as buildings, roads, and bridges. public works
In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the bishop of an important city. patriarch
A sacred rite of public worship. Liturgy
A type of religious image typically painted on a small wooden panel and considered sacred by Eastern Orthodox Christians. Icon
A formal division in a church or religious body. schism
Who was the King of the Franks? Charlemagne
How was Medieval Europe and the Byzantine Empire united? Christianity
What is a word for the phrase ''icon smashing?'' iconoclasm
What is,''In agreement with right belief.'' orthodox
How much miles to the east was Constantinople to Rome. Eighthundred

The Byzantine Empire and Russia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The capital of the Byzantine empire. constantinople
The emperor that codified a law code in the Byzantine Empire. Justinian
_________ and Roman traditions were preserved in the Byzantine Empire. Greek
These were popular religious images in Byzantine Churches. Icons
This is a domed church that was built in Constantinople. Hagia Sophia
The religion practiced in the Byzantine Empire became known as Greek ___________ Christianity orthodox
The language that remained in the Byzantine Empire was not Latin but _______ greek
The split between the Eastern Church and the Western Church was called The Great schism
The seat of the Western Church was in the city of _____ Rome
This is the language used during church services in the Western Church. Latin
This position is the head of the Western Church with religious authority. pope
This was the alphabet adopted by Slavic languages based on the Greek alphabet. cyrillic
What Byzantine historian wrote "Secret History" procopius
Russian word for caesar czar
She was the wife of the emperor Justinian. Theodora
This is the first city-state formed in Russia by Prince Vladimir Kiev
This is the Russian Prince that Christianized Russia Vladimir
A staple of Byzantine art, these were pictures created by using small pieces of rock or glass to form a picture. mosaics
When the Turks conquered Constantinople, they renamed the city this istanbul
This is the title of the highest church official in the Eastern Orthodox Church. patriarch
The name of the Mongol group that invaded Russia and ruled for over 2 centuries golden horde

Ancient Rome Vocabulary Review- Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What was something created by Romans to transport clean water into the different cities? Aqueducts
What do you call an underground cemetery where the christians would go to worship their God? Catacombs
Who was the Roman Emperor (r. 312-337) who moved the capital to Constantinople after reuniting the Roman Empire. Constantine
Who was the Roman emperor who divided and separated the Roman Empire into two sections that were the eastern and western empires? Diocletian
What is a name for illegal or dishonest actions? Corrupt
What do you call someone who dies or suffers for a cause they support? Martyr
What was the name of the wars that were between Carthage and Rome? Carthage lost the war. Punic Wars
What was the tribe that damaged and destroyed Rome in 455 CE? Vandals
Who was the Germanic tribe or group that rebelled against Rome in A.D. 378? Visigoths
What was the 200 year time of peace in Roman history where many great achievements were made? Pax Romana

Roman Empire Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Historian who wrote "The History of Rome" Livy
Wrote the Epic Poem "The Aeneid" Virgil
Doctor who studied anatomy Galen
Astronomer who mapped over 1,000 different stars Ptolemy
Strong emperor of the Byzantine Empire Justinian
Justinian's wife who championed greater rights for women Theodora
Romans borrowed ideas in art & architecture from the... Greeks
Romans began to _______________ when coins rapidly devalued Barter
Roman builders were the first to use this strong building material Concrete
The Roman Empire officially ended when ______________ removed Romulus Augustulus from power in 476 A.D. Odoacer
Religious center of the Byzantine Empire? Hagia Sofia
Leader of the Byzantine Church Patriarch
Capital of the Byzantine Empire (Modern-day Istanbul) Constantinople
When money decreases in value and the costs of goods rise Inflation
Emperor who divided the Empire in two parts Theodsius
Emperor who moved the capital of the Roman Empire to Byzantium and renamed it after himself Constantine
Someone who stands in for a ruler who is too young or ill to rule Regent
Era of peace and prosperity in Rome that lasted for 200 years PaxRomana
Pictures made from tiny pieces of colored glass Mosaics
Roman engineering innovation which brought water from far away sources to cities Aquaducts
Roman philosophy that encouraged people to live in a practical way Stoicism
Political changes that are aimed at making improvements Reforms
Romans believed in many gods. We call this belief system... Polytheism
Romes first Emperor Augustus
Name of the Byzantine area that rivaled the Roman Colusseum Hippodrome

Byzantine Empire Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who was Justinian I's wife? Theodora
Who was the emporer who rebuilt Constantinople and stopped the greens and blues from rioting? Justinian
Which Christian religion church arose during the Byzantine Empire? Eastern Orthdox Church
What city was was named after Constantine and was the capital of the Byzantine Empire? ( Hint: it used to be called New Rome.) Constantinople
What were construction projects built by a government for public use called? Public Works
What was a person in the Eastern Orthodox Church who also was the bishop of an important city called? Patriarch
What was a sacred rite of public worship called? Liturgy
What is a type of religious image typically painted on a small wooden panel and considered scared by Eastern Orthodox Christians called? Icon
What is a formal division in a church or religious body called? Schism
Which queen was the ruler of the empire but since she was a woman, Pope Leo III replaced her with Charelmagne? QueenIrene
Who was the official court historian during the time of Justinian I who write good and bad accounts on him? Procopius
Which church did Justinian I build after the riots, which was also know as, "Holy Wisdom"? HagiaSophia
What was the Byzantine Empire a continuation of? Romanempire
Constantinople was easy to defend because it was surrounded by _________. Water
Constantinople was wealthy because they were the center of many ________________. Trade routes
What culture was the Byzantine Empire's architecture influenced by? Greek
Who in the church was considered "first among equals."? Pope
Who banned all icons in the Byzantine Empire? PopeleoThethird

Ancient Rome Word Search

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Word Search
Description

TRIBUNE
TIBER RIVER
SENATE
REPRESENTATIVE
POMPEII
PAX ROMANA
PATRICIANS
PANTHEON
PALESTINE
NEW TESTAMENT
NAZARETH
LIVY
LITHIUM
JULIUS CAESAR
JUDEA
JESUS
HANNIBAL
GLADIATORS
GAUL
GALILEE
FORUM
EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH
DIOCLETIAN
DICTATOR
CONSUL
CONSTANTINOPLE
COLOSSEUM
CLEOPATRA
CIVIL WAR
CHRISTIANITY
CENSUS
CATHOLICISM
CARTHAGE
BYZANTINE EMPIRE
BISHOP
BETHLEHEM
AUGUSTUS
AQUEDUCTS
APOSTLE
APENNINE MOUNTAINS
ANCIENT ROME
ALPS
ALEXANDRIA

Responding to the Barbarian Invasions Word Search

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Brutal
St. Benedict the great
Nursia
Lombards
Goths
Visigoths
Vandals
Huns
St Benedict
Christians
Heresies
Mrs. Morris
Church
Barbarian
Arianism

Byzantine Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The city of Constantinople was the capital of Byzantine Empire
Blend of Ancient _____ & Roman traditions Greece
Crossroads of ________ Trade
In the early 1000s the head of the Christian church in Constantinople, called the Patriarch
Greek & Roman knoledge and history was stored in Byzantine Libraries
Which of the 2 churches had a pope? Western Roman Catholic
Mosaics were usually made of small colored glass, painted material, or Painted material
Through ______ diffusion the Slavs picked up Byzantine cultural
What did the Russians create that we use today? Cyrillic Alphabet
People lived in Constantinople because of protection of the eastern Frontier
What did expanding trade cause Byzantine Empire to be? Rich
St. Cyril and his brother created what book? Bible
What became accepted in the west that they practiced? Cellbacy
What church was built by Justinian for Christian Eastern Orthodox? Hagia Sophia