A Byzantine Empire By: me!!!!!!

This is about the byzantine empire.

FUN FACT!!!

THEODAORA WAS A MEMBER OF A LOWER SOCIAL CLASS. JUSTINIAN COULD NOT MARRY HER; I WAS ILLEGAL TO AMRRY SOMONE OF A LOWER SOCIAL CLASS.

Mosaics

Mosaics are motifs or images created by an arrangement of colored glass or stone.

They were put almost everywere in the Hagia Sophia.

FUN FACT!!!

THE DOME OF HAGIA SOPHIA TOWERS MORE THAN 180 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND.

Saints

Are people considered holy by followers of Christan faith.

Mosaics usally showed pictures of saints.

This culture brought christianity to people in eastern europe.

FUN FACT!!!!

I ADDITION TO BODY ARMOR, BYZANTINE CAVALRY SOLIDERS ALSO WORE PLUMED HELMETS.

Sculptures of horses greeted people who enjoyed chariot races at the Hippodrome.

FUN FACT!!!!

BETWEEN A.D. 533 AND A.D. 555, THE BYZANTINE MILITARY CONQUERED TERRATORIES THAT WERE ONCE PART OF THE GREAT ROMAN EMPIRE.

The End

Credits:

Created with images by Moyan_Brenn - "Rome" • GLady - "mosaic tile art" • einszweifrei - "mosaic kaleidoscope pattern" • vedatzorluer - "night cami hagia sophia" • Devanath - "ank cross spiritual" • Tobyotter - "Pottery Crosses" • dimitrisvetsikas1969 - "lintel ayios dimitrios saint" • Silberfuchs - "cross screw woodscrew metal" • jimmiehomeschoolmom - "horses" • pixel2013 - "tic tac toe love heart"

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