The Byzantine Empire
The Byzantine Empires existence (A.D. 330–1453) was marked by religious devotion, political treason, bloody struggles, and impressive artwork. Its long–lasting influence continues to play a role in the worlds trade, education, politics, architecture, and the arts. Its rulers and people also worked tirelessly to spread Christianity throughout the land. These pages contain stories of the Byzantine Empires many strengths and its eventual demise.