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2010-02-21 20:48:06
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Byzantine Russian Vocab
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Byzantine and Russian Vocab
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  1. Constantinople
    Capital of Byzantuim now called Istanbul
  2. Justinian Code
    Roman laws collected by the emperor of Byzantium
  3. Kievan Rus
    a trade empire that eventually became the Russian-traded extensively with Byzantines
  4. patriarch
    male head of a family or leaders of the Eastern Orthodox religion
  5. Hagia Sophia
    built as a church in the 6th century in Constantinople
  6. Mosaic
    an image or decoration made of small bits of tile or stone or glass
  7. Icon
    a holy image or something important
  8. Cyrillic
    the alphabet that the Russian language uses
  9. Czar or Tsar
    the emperor or king in Russia
  10. Eastern (Greek) Orthodox
    the main Christian faith of the Byzantium empire
  11. schism
    split
  12. Theodora
    the wife of Justinian, the emperor of the Byzantine Empire

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