Ch 13: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Byzantine Empire

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Watch and review topics related to the Byzantine Empire through this chapter's engaging video lessons. Afterward, use what you've recalled to answer questions on the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Byzantine Empire - Chapter Summary

Examine the history, languages and religions of the Byzantine Empire in preparation for passing the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. Through this chapter's video lessons, you could also expand your ability to teach students about the leaders and art of the Byzantium culture. This chapter could assist you with:

  • Learning about the history of the Byzantine Empire and the founding of new Rome
  • Discussing the religious icons of the Byzantine Church
  • Exploring the heirs of Rome and the endurance of Catholicism
  • Studying the Byzantine contributions and refinements to art
  • Examining the reasons for the decline of the Byzantine Empire

Review these and other topics on the Byzantine Empire prior to taking the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. Experienced social studies instructors lead the lessons, which are short but filled with relevant information. Presented in an online format, the videos can be watched at your convenience. They include text transcripts as well as video tags for quickly accessing information. Self-assessment quizzes can measure your progress.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies - The Byzantine Empire Chapter Objectives

Passing the Historiography and World History domain of the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination may require your thorough understanding of the reforms, economics and culture of the Byzantine Empire. This first domain of the five-domain examination accounts for about 25% of the assessment score. The entire test is made up of 150 multiple-choice questions and requires you to demonstrate your qualifications for a social studies teaching endorsement in Ohio. You'll have three hours to complete the computer-administered examination.

5 Lessons in Chapter 13: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Byzantine Empire
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The Byzantine Empire: History, Culture & Timeline

1. The Byzantine Empire: History, Culture & Timeline

In this lesson, you'll learn about the historical and cultural timeline of the Byzantine Empire and a bit about its famous emperors, Constantine and Justinian, seeing just how this 'New Rome' was established.

The Byzantine Church: Characteristics, Empire & Icons

2. The Byzantine Church: Characteristics, Empire & Icons

In this lesson, we explore the Christian Church in the Byzantine Empire, and the history of the issues the bishop in Constantinople had with other Christian bishops, especially in Rome.

Heirs of Rome: The Church and the Byzantines

3. Heirs of Rome: The Church and the Byzantines

The Roman Empire covered a vast area, and when it fell, its people were in danger of losing their civilization. This lesson explores some of the things that remained as the Empire fell, as well as how they affected Roman citizens.

Byzantine Art: Mosaics, History & Characteristics

4. Byzantine Art: Mosaics, History & Characteristics

This lesson covers Byzantine art and explains the difficulties of imposing artistic periods. Justinian is introduced as the man behind the Byzantine Golden Age. We explore the interesting dynamic between Byzantine imperialism and Christian religion. Finally, we take a brief look at eastern religious icons.

The Slow Decline of the Byzantine Empire

5. The Slow Decline of the Byzantine Empire

This lesson will explore the slow decline of the Byzantine Empire. It will highlight internal instability and outside invasion as two of the major factors that led to the 1453 fall of Constantinople and the empire.

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