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Byzantine empire vs Roman empire
Transcript of Byzantine empire vs Roman empire
The Byzantine Empire sometimes known as the Eastern Roman Empire was the mainly Greek-speaking continuation of the eastern half of the Roman Empire during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Its capital city was Constantinople originally founded as Byzantium.
If Romans lived in cities throughout the empire, then their greatest city
naturally was the city of Rome itself.
Had it originally started as a small settlement on the Palatine Hill it had grown into the greatest city of the ancient world
Because the Byzantine Empire came from the fall of the Roman Empire the Byzantine Empire had many similarities with Rome. This includes culture, religion, and location. These similarities and differences helped shape the Byzantine Empire into what it became.One similarity between these two Empires was the form of entertainment that took place in these cultures. Both the Byzantine Empire and the Roman Empire enjoyed watching gladiator fights at a big stadium
A difference between the Byzantine and Roman Empire was their form of religion.The Byzantine Empire on the other hand was a monotheistic society. This meant that they believed in only one god.
weaknesses and strengths
The Byzantines had no protection from invading tribes.
The Romans when Alexander the great died there was no who could fill his shoes and the empire started to fall apart.
"compare and contrast."the roman empire.N.p n.d.Web.10.2014