Essays Tagged: "Byzantium"

The Byzantine Empire

ine the Great's triumph of Christianity. He then transferred his capital from Rome to the refounded Byzantium in the early 4th century, year 330 AD, and named it Constantinople after himself. This cit ... an Empire. It barely managed to endure and adapt to its circumstances.Beginning in the 9th century, Byzantium experienced a major recovery that took many different forms. Many of the offensives halted ...

(5 pages) 320 1 4.2 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Italian architecture in the middle ages

architecture based on Romanprototypes, was developed. The transfer of the Roman imperial capital to Byzantium in the 4thcentury meant that Italy would become a Byzantine cultural province (Hoyt 17,18, ...

(3 pages) 216 1 3.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Art Essays

Comparing 'Ode on Grecian Urn', by Keats and ' Sailing to Byzantium' by Yates

her, while you can't have light without dark meeting. In the 'Ode on a Grecian Urn' and 'Sailing to Byzantium' we see these differences.The difference in the 'Ode on Grecian Urn' and ' Sailing to Byza ... nctive especially in the themes of art verses nature in the battle between immortality. 'Sailing to Byzantium' has themes such as art verses nature while 'Ode on a Grecian Urn' relies mainly on the ba ...

(2 pages) 71 0 2.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Crusades

of the crusades was a result of the expanding Turks in the middle east. These Turkish forcesinvaded Byzantium, a Christian empire. The crusaders were a militia, sent out to recover what theythought wa ... and hope to regaincontrol of the city.The large Christian armies talked to Alexius I Comnenus, the Byzantium emperor, and agreed toreturn any of his old land that was recaptured. The armies were skep ...

(5 pages) 168 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The changes and continuities in political, economic, and social systems from the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476 AD to 1450 in Europe.

in Europe.The Roman Empire's imperial bureaucracy, economy, and governing instructions were left to Byzantium at the end of it's reign. Although Europe didn't have very extensive unity or political or ... economical and political order, with a big area for trade and interaction, and cultural unity.Only Byzantium survived the declining population, outside military threats, economic contradiction, epide ...

(1 pages) 98 1 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Fall of Rome.

in 1453 when Constantinople falls to the Turks. He decided to construct his capitalin a town called Byzantium, later called Constantinople or the "New Rome Which IsConstantine's City." Constantine had ...

(1 pages) 70 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

3 pages on the Byzantine Empire and the Slavs

Syria, and Egypt. Scholars have called the empire Byzantine after the ancient name of its capital, Byzantium, or the Eastern Roman Empire, but to creation and in official vocabulary of the time, it w ... n Empire in 330 after Constantine the Great, the first Christian emperor, founded again the city of Byzantium and named it after himself.Between A.D. 500 and A.D. 1200 the Byzantine civilization was o ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Byzantine Empire

n an ally and an enemy to the West. Whether the two were cooperating or fighting, though, events in Byzantium were of great importance to Outremer (especially to Antioch) and to the Crusading movement ... e Turks and returned it to a position of strength. Around 1200, though, their leadership failed and Byzantium was torn apart by internal strife. The Fourth Crusade took advantage of this, with the res ...

(27 pages) 117 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Fall of the Byzantine Empire

vered the southeast part of Europe, as well as West Asia. The Byzantine Empire began as the city of Byzantium, which had grown from the ancient Greek colony founded on the European side of the Bosporu ...

(4 pages) 102 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The History of Christianity New Zealand NCEA Level 1 R.E assement. "The Conversion of Constantine" "Henry VIII's Deceleration of Church of England" "The Crusades"

is reign, Christians regained freedom of worship, and the Christian church became legal. He rebuilt Byzantium and renamed it Constantinople and made it his capital. He shifted the Roman Empire's stren ...

(7 pages) 51 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Rome Vs. Byzantine Empire Compare and Contrast

Justinian, made it his main ambition to regain the lost territory, and power of Rome.The empire of Byzantium was the only classical empire to survive the erratically difficult period of time some 500 ... al unrest, and outside military threats also ravaged the late Roman Empire, causing its demise. Yet Byzantium managed to hold onto power throughout this time because it controlled many key sea routes ...

(7 pages) 39281 0 4.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

A Purely Greek Wonder: The Statue of Zeus at Olympia Done in Turabian style with endnotes for a Greek History Class Final Exam.

ssus, the Colossus at Rhodes, the statue of Zeus at Olympia, and the Pharos at Alexandria. Philo of Byzantium compiled the list we commonly use today c. 225 BC in Alexandria, Egypt in his On the Seven ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies


d history, while his legalization and support of Christianity and his foundation of a 'New Rome' at Byzantium rank among the most momentous decisions ever made by a European ruler. The fact that ten B ...

(7 pages) 71 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An Analysis of "Sailing to Byzantium."

The poem "Sailing to Byzantium" is one of the most substantial pieces included in W.B. Yeats's final book "The Tower". Cr ... deal with the issues of old age and leaving the natural world, but none so strongly as "Sailing to Byzantium". Byzantium itself symbolized eternity to Yeats; it was an ancient city that represented a ... ty that represented a place of artistic and intellectual permanence. Yeats believed that ""in early Byzantium, maybe never before or since in recorded history, religious, aesthetic, and practical life ...

(6 pages) 102 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

History of Islamic philosophy.

At the beginning of the seventh century Byzantium, the Eastern Empire now completely separate from the disintegrated west, was the most powe ... of Allah, the one God, the God of Abraham. By the eighth century the Moslem's had conquered Persia, Byzantium, had spread across Africa, and held practically the entire Iberian Peninsula.When the arab ...

(13 pages) 90 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

"Russia's Salvation"-The Russian Orthodox Church under the Soviet Union

ing government and would ultimately be liberated from the Soviet Union.Russia, since its birth from Byzantium, has a long-standing history of conflict between the civil and ecclesiastical authorities. ... it had been in the past. Shortly after being given a patriarchate from the Ecumenical Patriarch in Byzantium during the late sixteenth century, the Patriarch had served to pick a new successor to the ...

(10 pages) 36 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What was the political, social and religious background to the emergence of Muhammad and the rise of Islam? (NB: No bibliography)

am.The situation of the Near East may have been for centuries dominated by the two great empires of Byzantium and Sassania but the 'Cradle of Islam' itself, though hitherto historically insignificant, ... to trade, and pockets of power centred around important trading sites and routes, primarily between Byzantium and the far east and India. The Sassanian dominance of the route through central Asia mean ...

(6 pages) 32 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam


ital role in the evolution of man.A long time ago there was a man that went by the name of Philo of Byzantium (Encarta 97 I). Around 146 bc. he wrote a book that went by the name of Perition hepta. Th ... ncient world" is also known as the "seven prominent sights of the ancient world" (Britannica I) the Byzantium culture was originated from what is now Constantinople. Their culture was originated by th ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Byzantium civilization

The Byzantium Civilization started cause of overcrowding in the eight century B.C. that led Greek city-s ... hout the Mediterranean basin. In the year of 667 B.C.; Byzas, from the Greek city of Megra, founded Byzantium Civilization at the mouth of the Black Sea. Alexander the Great dominated Byzantium as he ... nder the Great dominated Byzantium as he built an empire around it stretching from Greece to India. Byzantium was the Christianized eastern part of the Roman Empire. Constantine the Great was a vital ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Walking Drum

ttle in which all the caravan merchants got killed and Marthurin was seriously injured. On reaching Byzantium dressed in rags, he took a job as a storyteller. By telling stories of lands that he had t ... et an invitaion and he entered the valley. He started his journey with an old friend whom he met in Byzantium. When they stopped at an inn he sees a woman from India. Her name was Sundari. He realizes ...

(4 pages) 2284 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing