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byzantine empire

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  • 312

    Constantine took power

    Constantine took power
    Constantine became emperor
  • 324

    Reunited the Emprire

    Reunited the Emprire
    Constantine reunited the western and east empires
  • 330

    moving of the capital

    moving of the capital
    Constantine moved the capital and called it constantinople
  • 378

    Valens

    Valens
    Valens died after building the biggest aqueduct. He had the responsabilktity of getting water to Constantinople
  • 414

    Theodosius

    Theodosius
    Theodosius built the walls for protection
  • 447

    earthquake

    earthquake
    An earthquake damaged the city. Then it was rebuilt a bigger wall of protection
  • 474

    Zeno became Emperor

    Zeno became Emperor
    Zeno took power
  • 476

    The rise of Byzantine Empire

    The rise of Byzantine Empire
    1, Jan 476 AD, beggining of the Byzantine Empire
  • 527

    Justinian

    Justinian
    Justinian became ruler of the Byzantine Empire. He expanded the empire
  • 530

    A codification of Roman law that kept ancient Roman principles alive.

    A codification of Roman law that kept ancient Roman principles alive.
    A codification of Roman law that kept ancient Roman principles alive.
  • 532

    the Hippodrome was created

    the Hippodrome was created
  • 533

    Justinian sent his best general to recover North Africa from the invading Germanic tribes

    Justinian sent his best general to recover North Africa from the invading Germanic tribes
  • Jan 1, 674

    Arab armies attacked the city

    Arab armies attacked the city
  • Jan 1, 726

    Emeror Leo bans the use of Icons.

    Emeror Leo bans the use of Icons.
    bans the use of Icons.
  • Jan 1, 850

    Byzantine culture spreeds to Rusia

    Byzantine culture spreeds to Rusia
    Byzantine culture spreeds to Rusia
  • Jan 1, 930

    Russians attempted invasions of the city three times

    Russians attempted invasions of the city three times
  • Jan 1, 1054

    Christian Church divides

    Christian Church divides
    Christian ChurCh devides
  • Jan 1, 1055

    Loss of southern Italy to the Normans.

    Loss of southern Italy to the Normans.
  • Jan 1, 1075

    Loss of Syria to Muslims.

    Loss of Syria to Muslims.
    Loss of Syria to Muslims.
  • Jan 1, 1179

    Byzantine Army defeated by the Sultanate of Rum at Myriokephalon. Hopes of regaining Asia Minor are lost.

    Byzantine Army defeated by the Sultanate of Rum at Myriokephalon. Hopes of regaining Asia Minor are lost.
  • Jan 1, 1453

    Constantinople falls to Turks

    Constantinople falls to Turks
    Constantinople falls