Short Answer/Essay Questions Byzantine Empire

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It was a meeting place, a huge city, and had excellent harbors.
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Why was the location of Constantinople ideal for trade?
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To declare Jesus was both human and divine.
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Why was the Nicene Creed written?
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He retook lost land, he built the central church Hagia Sophia, and he created a secret code called the Justinian”s code.
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Explain the legacy Justinian left behind. Give at least THREE examples.
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It was a HUGE trade city; money and land trade caused the empire to expand. Money got them better weapons and more soldiers. He also spent too much money on wars and he church.
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How did the capital city of Constantinople help make the Byzantine Empire strong?
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Religous traditions developed; disagreements in church–> disagreements of icons–> disagreements of leaders.
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Trace the events that led to the Great Schism.

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