The Influence of The Byzantine Empire on Russia and Eastern Europe
Students examine the influence on Russian and Eastern European language, religion, art, and architecture by the Byzantine Empire. They define key vocabulary terms, listen to a lecture and participate in a class discussion, and label a map.
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Writing Exercises: The Byzantine Empire III
Three wonderful questions will help your middle schoolers better understand the Byzantine Empire. They construct short essay responses to each of the three prompts, discuss the schism between the Greek and Roman Catholic church, the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Classical Civilizations: The Rise of States and Empires
History is full of great empires rising to power—and falling into dust. But what does religion and a society's belief system have to do with a civilization's fate? A thorough explanation of the impact of world religions on their...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Byzantine Empire: The New Rome
Review is good, it helps solidify understanding and clears up misconceptions. Review key points, failures, and concepts that define the Byzantine Empire. There are several critical-thinking questions included based on classroom readings.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217
One of the most enduring monuments to Muslim history in the world, the Taj Mahal, was built during the rule of the Mughal Empire. Learn more about the Mongolian and Persian history of the Mughal Empire, including the historical...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Byzantine Empire - Part 3
A lecturer explains the awe a hypothetical visitor to Byzantium would have felt upon entering the Emperor's throne room. Because of this display of power and fascinating objects, the Byzantines were able to get others to fight for them...
7 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Emerging Democracies in Eastern Europe and Russia: How Are They Doing?
Students consider the success of democracies in Eastern Europe. In this government systems lesson, students research the implementation of democratic practices and rule in the countries of Eastern Europe following the Cold War. Students...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History