Empires and Kingdoms
Justinian Byzantine Empire was important because he revived the glory and power of the Roman Empire. His wife Theodora talked him into staying and fighting. The Justinian Code is Scholars that collected the laws of Roman Empire.
Constantinople controlled trade between Europe and Asia.
Marco Polo was a European explorer, known as a extensive traveler.
Islamic empire expand through traveling.
West: Roman Catholic headed by the Pope.
East: Eastern Orthodox headed by Patriarch of Constantinople
Crusades was European attempt to recover the holy land from the Muslim.
Relationship between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
All three are monotheistic, Christianity and Islam both believed in Jesus and the crusades. Christianity and Judaism believed in the 10 commandments and Old Testament. Judaism and Islam believed that Jesus is not the son of god.