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What did the Byzantine Empire inherit from Rome?
Last Updated: 12th May, 2020
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In this regard, in what ways did the Byzantine Empire continue the traditions of the Roman Empire?
The Byzantines called themselves "Roman". The term "Byzantine Empire" was not used until well after the fall of the Empire. Changes: The Byzantine Empire shifted its capital from Rome to Constantinople, changed the official religion to Christianity, and changed the official language from Latin to Greek.
what was the Byzantine empire known for? When the Roman Empire split into two separate empires, the Eastern Roman Empire became known as the Byzantine Empire. The Byzantine Empire ruled most of Eastern and Southern Europe throughout the Middle Ages. Its capital city, Constantinople, was the largest and wealthiest city in Europe during the time.
Also, how were the Byzantine and Roman Empire similar?
The Byzantine Empire sometimes known as the Eastern Roman Empire was the mainly Greek-speaking continuation of the eastern half of the Roman Empire during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Its capital city was Constantinople originally founded as Byzantium. The Byzantines had no protection from invading tribes.
How was the Byzantine Empire destroyed?
The Fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Empire in 1453 ended the Byzantine Empire. The last of the imperial Byzantine successor states, the Empire of Trebizond, would be conquered by the Ottomans eight years later in the 1461 Siege of Trebizond.