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World History ch. 11

Byzantine, Russian, Turkish empire

What did Justinian rebuild? The city of Constantinople
Why was the economy of the Byzantine Empire successful? Peasants made the empire function by working the land
What was known s Justinian's Code? The "Body of Civil Law"
What was Justinian's greatest accomplishment? His code of laws, Justinian's Code
What type of government did the Byzantine Empire have? An autocracy
What is the name of the geographical boundary mark between Asia and Europe? Ural Mountains
What was Kiev? The first settlement of Russian civilization
Who was the ruthless and feared leader of the Russian Empire? Ivan IV
What were the two groups of people that had the greatest impact on the development of Russian civilization? The Vikings and Slavs
Which empire conquered and attacked the Russian civilization and ruled Southern Russia? The Mongols
Which empire was known as the "Golden Horde"? The Mongols
Who was the ruler of the Slavs and connected the Rus with Byzantine culture? Prince Vladimir
What was the religion during Prince Vladimir's reign? Eastern Orthodox Christianity
The Mongols created what kind of state in Russia? Tributary
Who gave an example of absolute power in Russia? Ivan IV (Ivan the terrible)
Who bought Turkish children to raise as slaves? The Abbasids
Who were the Seljuks? One of the first Turkish groups to migrate to the Abbasid Empire and later attacked and captured Baghdad from the Persians
Who was the founder of the Seljuk dynasty and chose Isfahan as the capital of his kingdom? Toghril Beg
What is a vizier? A prime minister in the Muslim kingdom
The Turks appointed who as government officials? The Persians
Who adopted the Persian language of culture and Persian lifestyle? The Turks
What had the Seljuk Turks discovered while conquering the Persians? There was much to learn from those who they have defeated
Who was the last strong Seljuk leader? Malik Shah
After the Crusaders captured Jerusalem, what did they do? The Crusaders massacred its Jewish and Muslim inhabitants and established a Latin Christian kingdom
Who slaughtered whole populations and fought anyone who was in their path? The Mongols
Created by: gracem30