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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

Byzantine Empire Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

Dark Ages Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Greatest king of the middle ages Charlemagne
Disease that ravaged the Byzantine Empire and most of Europe Bubonic plague
Date of the Fall of Rome 476 AD
A holy war; military expeditions undertaken by European Christians in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims Crusade
led by the Pope; this institution was the stable force that unified Europe Catholic Church
To be barred (or kicked out) of the church excommunicated
political system of local government based on the granting of land in return for loyalty, military assistance, and other services Feudalism
"Great Charter" ...outlines basic rules and rights of the people Magna Carta
made a deal with Byzantine emperor to retake the Holy Land Pope Urban II
fought Christians for the Holy Land Muslim Turks
served and fought for the king Knights
Relating or belonging to the Middle Ages Medieval
defeated the Muslim Moors at Tours in 732 AD Charles martel
religious men who lived apart from society in isolated communities Monks
First Germanic king to convert to Christianity Clovis
Invaders from Scandinavia Vikings
the abbreviation for anno domini; which means in the year of our lord AD
a body of laws developed by the medieval Church Canon Law
Method used by the church to force governments to abide by their wishes interdict
Capital of the Eastern Roman Empire Constantinople
Former Greek city that was the location of Constantinople Byzantium
The estate or domain of a feudal lord Fief
Document that declared religious tolerance for Christianity in the Roman empire Edict of milan
First Roman emperor to convert to Christianity Constantine
Splitting of the church into the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church Great schism
Government rule where one person has all the power autocracy
Word that means non-religious secular
A rite or ritual performed in the church that allows for salvation sacrament
People who did not follow or adhere to religious ways pagan
City where three major religions began Jerusalem

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 and Early Christianity Word Search

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Attila
Diocletian
Peter
Constantinople
mercernary
inflation
pope
bishop
Constantine
apostle
Paul
Jesus
Pax Romana
triumvirate
Julius Ceasar
civil war
hannibal
legion
dictator
senate
consul
tribune
plebian
patrician
republic

Ancient Rome Word Search

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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

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

The Roman Empire Word Search

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aqueduct
architecture
Augustus Caesar
Byzantine Empire
Christianity
civil service
Constantine
consuls
denarius
dictator
Diocletian
dome
empire
inflation
Jesus
Julius Caesar
Latin
patrician
Paul
Pax Romana
Peter
plebian
pope
Punic Wars
raods
republic
Rome
Senate
Stoics
Twelve Tables

Judaism & Christianity Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

savior sent by god messiah
leader or teacher of new faith or movement apostle
an apostle who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world paul
person who suffers or dies for his/her beliefs martyr
saw himself as an "emperor of the Christian people" constantine
the body of people who conduct Christian services clergy
high-ranking church official with authority over a local area or diocese bishop
head of the Roman Catholic Church, in ancient Rome bishop of Rome who claimed authority over all other bishops pope
in the Rome and Byzantine empires highest church official in a major city patriarch
religious belief that is contrary to the official teachings of a church heresy
an early christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and philosopher augustine
believing in one od monotheistic
refers to 5 books of Moses orventire Jewish bible Torah
founded the religion now known as Judaism Abraham
a binding agreement God made with Abraham covenant
the greatest prophet, leader, and teacher that Judaism has ever known moses
six pointed star associated with Judaism today David
a wealthy and wise King of Israel and a son of David Solomon
relating to a society of which men hold the greatest legal and moral authority patriarchal
a day of rest and spiritual enrichment sabbath
spiritual leader who interprets God's will prophet
moral standards of behavior ethics
the spreading of Jews beyond their historic homeland diaspora

Christianity Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Largest Christian denomination Roman Catholicism
Leader of Catholicism The Pope
Vow Catholic priests take that make them different from other Christian priests Celibacy
Number of governing bodies of the Eastern Orthodox church Thirteen
Number of Holy Days observed by Roman Catholic church Six
Number of Holy Days observed by Eastern Orthodox Church Twelve
Considered by many Christian groups the most important city of their faith Jerusalem
Holy book of Christianity Bible
denomination of Christianity developed within the Greek-speaking eastern branch of the Roman-Byzantine Empire Eastern Orthodoxy
denomination founded over disagreements when Martin Luther posted his ninety-five theses outside a Catholic Church door in 1517 Protestantism
Founder of Christianity Jesus Christ
Sacrament typically celebrated more by Catholics than other branches of Christianity Eucharist