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   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 9 :
9 ) Describe the rise of the Byzantine Empire, its institutions, and its legacy, including the influence of the Emperors Constantine and Justinian and the effect of the Byzantine Empire on art, religion, architecture, and law.

•  Identifying factors leading to the establishment of the Eastern Orthodox Church
Subject: Social Studies (8)
Title: Justinian and the Byzantine Empire
URL: https://youtu.be/Y4-F3zk7pFc
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This is a video from Khan Academy which gives an overview of the Byzantine Empire under its greatest strength under Justinian and then eventual slow decline over the next 900 years. Code of Justinian, Hagia Sophia, Empress Theodora's role in putting down the Nika Riots. This video can be used to introduce a lesson on the Byzantine Empire and Emperor Justinian.  This video is 8 minutes 51 seconds in length.



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