The Byzantine Empire 12.3 yellow words and facts

Mosaic: Motifs or images created by an arrangement of colored glass or stone

Saints: peoplE conSidered holy by folloWers of the cHristian faith

LeGal: of or Relating to the law

Restore: to bring back to an orIgInal state

FACTS

The word hippodrome comes from the Greek words hippos, meaning "horse", and dromos, meaning "race" or "course"

Sculptures of horses Greeted pEople who enjoyed chariot races at the hippodrome

The dome of hagia Sophia TOWERING more than 180 feet above the ground

Calvary made the byzantine army A formid fighting force

It was illegal for people from lower classes to marry nobles

The byZantine empire united people on three CONTINENTS

The End!!

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