Justinian's Code of Law and Roman Emperors After Constantine


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Which of the following Roman Emperors is referred to as The Great, and why?

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1. Which Roman emperor is responsible for the Apostate?

2. What was the Apostate in Roman history after Constantine?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Justinian's Code of Law help shaped our Western world, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of this broad topic. Some terms or facts you will be tested on include Constantinople, Battle of Adrianople, and Justinian's Code of Law.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • When Constantine moved his capitol from Rome to Constantinople
  • Who tried to restore the Byzantine Empire to paganism after its conversion to Christianity
  • Which emperor oversaw the defeat of his troops during the Battle of Adrianople

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Justinian's Code of Law and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the relocation of the empire's capitol
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the important emperors of the Byzantine empire

Additional Learning

To learn more about this interesting topic, review the accompanying lesson titled Justinian's Code of Law and Roman Emperors After Constantine. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know and define important emperors who ruled after the death of Constantine
  • Understand the impact that moving the capitol to the East had on the rest of the Western empire
  • Recognize the impact that warring tribes, such as the Huns and Goths, had on the history of the Roman Empire after Constantine
  • Define Justinian's Code of Law and understand how it impacted the history of law to the present day