scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 643
Emperor Justinian revived the Byzantine empire through his military triumphs legal work ecclesiastical polity and architectural activity and creating the Justinian Code He was the sixth century emperor and the only one who established an aristocracy by choosing men of humble birth as his closest advisors for he wanted to work with honest and true people His inner craving caused him to aggressively expand the empire and restore the Byzantine Empire to the prosperity comparable to the original Roman Empire Justinians conquests expanded Byzantine to expand the empire all across the Mediterranean His armies invaded the Vandal Ostrogothic and Visigothic kingdoms in turn and in a series of bitter wars he reconquered much of the Mediterranean lands of the West Document 6 Justinians campaigns extended territory to its largest size ever for the Byzantine Empire Justinian also created many new cities to revive Byzantine Document 1 These cities together had high upkeeps and problems with the government of these areas became very difficult and unorganized Justinian was also an incredible architect many of the most amazing buildings in Byzantine were build in hi time He built the Hagia Sophia Church of the Holy Wisdom a church that is still standing today in Constantinople Citizens of the Byzantine were awestruck by its immense size and amazing detail Procopious describes the Hagia Sophia as the epitome of God and the work of God Document 4 Justinians motivation for the building of the Hagia Sophia may have arisen from his desire to use religion to unite his citizens Aristotle in fact had the greatest influence on this religious aspect Aristotles model of the universe presented the new idea of a monotheistic god Although Aristotles science concepts were never correct his influence on religion was profound The people believed Aristotle and never questioned his false teachings for millennium Religious officials and emperors used this as a tool to show that monotheism in fact was the correct theory
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA