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Teaching Byzantine Empire

Byzantine Empire

The Roman Empire is remembered today for its great thinkers, leaders, and military strength. Toward the end of the Roman Empire, it actually functioned as two separate empires: the Western Roman Empire and the Byzantine Empire. For many years, the Byzantine Empire was the strongest half. It protected Europe from Muslim invasions for centuries and was the longest-lasting medieval power.

Mark Cartwright
Ancient History Encyclopedia

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did the Byzantine Empire shape the modern world?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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