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Christian Byzantine Emperor Leo V performed pagan rituals in Constantinople at the signing of a with the peace treaty in 815 Bulgarians?
Byzantine general led a large-scale revolt against Vitalian Emperor Anastasius I, was pardoned and named consul by his successor, Justin I, and was murdered seven months into his consulship?
Moscow Kremlin's Church of the Deposition (pictured) is named after a Byzantine tradition that the robe of the Virgin Mary was taken to Constantinople?
( Mosque of Bodrum pictured) in Istanbul represents the first example of a private burial church of a Byzantine Emperor?
tax forced some chrysargyron Byzantine families to sell their children into slavery and prostitution?
critically weakened both the Byzantine-Sassanid War of 602–628 Byzantine and Sassanid Empires, allowing the rapid Muslim conquest of Persia, the Middle East, and North Africa?
Byzantine general Belisarius held the last Roman triumph ever to be awarded to a private citizen for his victory in the ?
Vandalic War the
Byzantine corps of the originated as an elite Optimatoi Gothic cavalry regiment, but was downgraded to a corps of mule-drivers after participating in the failed revolt of Artabasdos?
the 7th century
Arab Islamic palatial complex of at the southern end of the Al-Sinnabra Sea of Galilee was originally thought to be a Byzantine-era synagogue?
the 13th–14th century
Byzantine romance, , is considered by some critics to be superior in imaginative power to the Belthandros and Chrysantza ?
Byzantine Empire and the Mongol Empire formed an in 1263, and 4,000 Mongol soldiers were dispatched in 1282 to help defend alliance Constantinople?
Byzantine court title of had such high prestige that an aged cleric once purchased it for over 19 kilograms (42 lb) of protospatharios gold?
Byzantine was deployed in places as far-ranging as Komnenian army Italy, Hungary, and Egypt, and was instrumental in the Komnenian restoration of the empire?
occurred in Massacre of the Latins Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, in 1182?
Milion (pictured) of Constantinople was the origin of all the roads into the European cities of the Byzantine Empire?
the history of the late
Roman and early Byzantine empires published by British historian in 1964 is still considered the definitive narrative of that period?
Arnold Hugh Martin Jones the founder of
in Byzantine studies Germany is Hieronymus Wolf who, approximately 100 years after the fall of Byzantium, began to edit and translate Byzantine literature?
the original name of
, Euphemia empress consort of Justin I of the Byzantine Empire, was 'Lupicina', which led historian Alexander Vasiliev to associate her with she-wolves and prostitution?
replaced the gold stavraton as the hyperpyron Byzantine Empire's chief coinage during the last century of its history?
Byzantine emperors ended their lives as monks of the , the largest Studion monastery of Constantinople?
the establishment of the
by quaestura exercitus Byzantine Emperor Justinian I helped to economically secure the lower Danube region?
the defeat of his army in the
ended Siege of Berat Charles of Anjou's designs to invade the Byzantine Empire over land?
, a praetorian prefecture of Africa Byzantine province established after the Vandalic War, saw continuous warfare and two major military mutinies during its first 15 years of existence?
were a group of Nine Saints Christians from the Byzantine Empire who took part in converting areas of what is now Eritrea and Ethiopia in the late fifth century AD?
, the Hetaireia Byzantine guards unit responsible for the safety of the emperor on campaign, was composed chiefly of foreigners?
, is among the oldest surviving examples of Song of Armouris Byzantine heroic poetry?
the arrest of the
Ghassanid ruler in 581 provoked a two-year revolt by his sons against the Al-Mundhir ibn al-Harith Byzantine Empire?
right after the
Byzantine capital of Constantinople fell to the Ottomans, the rulers of the Byzantine Despotate of Morea called upon the Ottomans to suppress their own ?
peasant revolt remnants of a
mill and dam, originally built in late Roman/early Byzantine period, can still be seen at the place of the depopulated Palestinian village of ?
, a small cape located 8 km north of Ras Ibn Hani Latakia, Syria, was occupied almost continuously from the late Bronze Age until Byzantine times?
used to be part of the New England Roman Empire, and is still part of China Japan?
, Tong Yabghu khagan of the Western Turkic Khaganate, campaigned with the Byzantine Emperor Heraclius in the Caucasus Mountains?
signified a cavalry squadron of 30 men in the turma Roman army, but evolved into a regiment of up to 6,000 men in the Byzantine Empire?
John of Ephesus, in 583, , consort of Empress Constantina Maurice, gave birth to the first heir born to a reigning Byzantine Emperor in over 100 years?
, called by some the cleverest man in 9th-century Leo the Mathematician Byzantium, invented a system of beacons to warn of Arab raids and a fabled levitating throne for the emperor?
was the leading general of Andronikos Kontostephanos Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos, and that his career took him from Hungary to Egypt?
Byzantine official may have been responsible for the murder of Peter the Patrician Ostrogothic queen Amalasuntha, despite being instructed to secure her safety by emperor Justinian I?
Byzantine Emperor Andronikos II Palaiologos created the , which was later regarded as an "anomaly" by the Byzantine authorities?
Metropolitanate of Lithuania
Istanbul's ( Vefa Kilise Mosque pictured) is an example of a Byzantine church since converted into an Ottoman mosque?
medieval Bulgarian military leader defended Ivan the Russian Plovdiv in a four-month Byzantine siege only for the citizens to let the Byzantines in while he was away?
Sviatoslav of Kiev was invited by the Byzantine Empire to attack Bulgaria in order to force them to make concessions, but ended up ?
conquering the country after the destructive
, the treasury of the Byzantine civil war of 1341–1347 Byzantine Empire contained "nothing but the atoms of Epicurus"?
Byzantine megas doux Alexios Apokaukos (pictured) owed his rise to the patronage of John VI Kantakouzenos, he instigated the Civil War of 1341–1347 against him?
in the 840s, the
emir of Malatya, , gave refuge to the Umar al-Aqta Paulicians who were being persecuted by the Byzantine Empire, and gave them territory where they founded their own state?
1261, Caesar reconquered Alexios Strategopoulos Constantinople from the Latins, thereby restoring the Byzantine Empire?
in 863 AD, three Battle of Lalakaon Byzantine armies, marching from different directions, converged on time to surround an Arab army?
, 300 Battle of Prinitza Achaean soldiers defeated a far superior Byzantine army, allegedly numbering 15,000 men?
noblemen in the
Byzantine Empire were often to make them ineligible to be mutilated Emperor?
in 878, the
Byzantines lost Syracuse in Sicily to the Arabs because the imperial fleet was occupied with transporting marble for the construction of the cathedral?
Nea Ekklesia in 874,
Byzantine admiral hauled his ships overland over the Niketas Oryphas Isthmus of Corinth in order to catch an Arab fleet by surprise and defeated it?
Bagratids unified Georgia, Caucasian Iberia was ruled by a under the succession of princes influence of the Byzantines, the Persians and the Muslim Caliphate from the 6th to the 9th centuries?
was formed in the alliance 8th century between the Abbasid Caliphate and the Frankish Carolingian Empire against the Byzantine Empire and the Muslim Umayyads of Spain?
despite serving the
Chalcedonian Byzantine Empire, the Ghassanid ruler actively contributed to the revival of the Al-Harith ibn Jabalah monophysitic Syriac Church?
976- 9 civil war in the Byzantine Empire, military support provided by Georgian prince was crucial to Emperor David III of Tao Basil II's continued reign?
Byzantine general entered the stronghold of Eustathios Daphnomeles Ibatzes of Bulgaria and blinded and captured him, thereby ending Bulgarian resistance to the Byzantine conquest?
Byzantine general was originally born a slave and made a Peter Phokas eunuch, but rose to become one of the senior-most commanders of the Byzantine Empire in the 960s and 970s?
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Question 1: Numerous Rus' served in the Byzantine army as mercenaries, most notably as the famous ________.
Question 2: By the mid-550s, Justinian had won victories in most theaters of operation, with the notable exception of the ________, which were subjected to repeated incursions from the Slavs.
Question 3: In artistic terms, there was a revival in mosaic, and regional schools of ________ began producing many distinctive styles that drew on a range of cultural influences.
Question 4: What era did Byzantine Empire belong to?
Question 5: What region does Byzantine Empire belong to?
Question 6: Following the pattern set by ________, the Byzantines viewed the Emperor as a representative or messenger of Christ, responsible particularly for the propagation of Christianity among pagans, and for the "externals" of the religion, such as administration and finances.
Question 7: [26 ] Pope Agapetus I was sent to Constantinople by the ________ king Theodahad, but failed in his mission to sign a peace with Justinian.
Question 8: Although, the Normans were driven out of Greece, in 1186 the Vlachs and Bulgars began a rebellion that was to lead to the formation of the ________.
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Question 10: In 532, attempting to secure his eastern frontier, Justinian signed a peace treaty with [25 ] ________ agreeing to pay a large annual tribute to the Sassanids.