b. Describe the relationship between the Roman and Byzantine Empires; include the impact Byzantium had on Moscow and the Russian Empire, the effect of Byzantine culture on Tsar Ivan III and Kiev, and the rise of Constantinople as a center for law, religion, and the arts.
25) JOURNAL ENTRY, “THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE”
Essential Question – What was the effect of Byzantine Culture on Kiev and what was the impact of the Mongol invasion of Russia?
· On the RIGHT SIDE - Complete the guided reading (Handout pg. 23) Information on pg. 307-311. Or you can create a graphic organizer of your choosing covering the same information.
Underneath this respond to the following: Who created Cyrillic Alphabet and why is this important?
· On the LEFT SIDE -
Do one of the following:
1) Read the Primary Document “Ivan III and write a ½ page summary.
Then write a response for questions 1 and 2. Be sure to write the questions out completely.
2) Watch these (video #1 and video #2) and describe Ivan III rise to power and how he dealt with the Mongols. How did he strengthen Moscow?
The Cyrillic script is named after Saint Cyril, a missionary from Byzantium who, along with his brother, Saint Methodius, created the Glagolitic script.
Ivan became Grand Prince on March 27th 1462, following the death of his father.
Ivan III the Great was the grand prince of Moscow and the grand prince of all Russia. During his reign, the Russian state gained independence from the Mongol Tatars, finally ending 200 years of their rule.
Vladimir I, Grand Prince of Kiev and of all Russia, was an outstanding political figure in ancient Russia. During his rule, Christianity was adopted in Russia.