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Byzantine Empire Outline

Summary: Provides a detailed outline of the fall of the Byzantine Empire. Details how the emperor Justinian exhausted the resources of the Byzantium, ruined Italy's economy, and killed a major portion of their population.
I. THE BYZNATINE EMPIRE

A.

  1. Constantinople faced many obstacles when it came to ruling the Roman Mediterranean Empire. In means of traveling across the Mediterranean, it could take a few months to travel from east to west, also bearing a problem in time and scale.
  2. An emperor was the "anointed of the lord." The emperor Justinian exhausted the resources of the Byzantium, ruined Italy's economy, and killed a major portion of their population. The Byzantine Empire had lost its outlying possessions to the Arabs and the Slaves, making them more compact.
B.
  1. Constantinople was an economic hub because of its wealth. This came from the trade routes that passed through Constantinople to the Far East, distributing luxury items from spices, silks, rare woods, and perfumes. This profited the venders on the streets. But they were not just known for there money, they also were generous. They established...

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