By 1025, the Byzantine Empire stretched across modern-day Turkey, Greece and the Balkans.<br />

History of the Byzantine Empire (Byzantium)

By 1025, the Byzantine Empire stretched across modern-day Turkey, Greece and the Balkans.<br />

Byzantine Empire: Modern Turkey, Italy, Greece, Jordan, Syria, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Sinai Peninsula, Northern Africa at its height.

Byzantine Empire: Modern Turkey, Italy, Greece, Jordan, Syria, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Sinai Peninsula, Northern Africa at its height.

During the postclassical period, two major civilizations formed in Europe. The Byzantine Empire was one of them. It was in western Asia and southeastern Europe and expanded into eastern Europe. The Byzantine maintained very high levels of political, economic, and cultural life between 500 and 1450 C.E.

During the postclassical period, two major civilizations formed in Europe. The Byzantine Empire was one of them. It was in western Asia and southeastern Europe and expanded into eastern Europe. The Byzantine maintained very high levels of political, economic, and cultural life between 500 and 1450 C.E.

This is a map of the Byzantine Empire in the 6th century. Modern day countries that are part in that area: Greece, Turkey, Egypt, and Italy

This is a map of the Byzantine Empire in the 6th century. Modern day countries that are part in that area: Greece, Turkey, Egypt, and Italy

What are The Crusades of the Middle Ages

What are The Crusades of the Middle Ages

The Crusades: 1096 to 1289 - was a vicious invasion by the Europeans into the Holy Lands. The Christian Crusaders treated the Muslims and Jews harshly during these years, killing and taking over the land - a forgotten piece of history

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Five Great Islamic Empires

Need to know where the Roman Empire was?  This 'at-a-glance' map of ancient Rome shows you exactly how it looked in the second Century A.D.

A map of ancient Rome.

Need to know where the Roman Empire was? This 'at-a-glance' map of ancient Rome shows you exactly how it looked in the second Century A.D.

#Constantinople was the capitol city of the #Byzantine #Empire. It was founded at AD 330.

#Constantinople was the capitol city of the #Byzantine #Empire. It was founded at AD 330.

Map of the Carolingian and Byzantine Empires and the Califate about 814. Inset: Northern Austrasia 814 (Source: University of Texas at Austin)

Map of the Carolingian and Byzantine Empires and the Califate about 814. Inset: Northern Austrasia 814 (Source: University of Texas at Austin)

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