there was exciting chariot races at a stadium called the Hippodrome. and there was two teams wearing blue and the other wearing green and they where both rivals.
conflict between east and west
im the leader of the east and now were going to war
Justinian was determined to rebuild the city on an even grander scale
Church played a central role in daily life. Most people attended church regularly.
Matters between east and west boiled over in 1054. The patriarch of Constantinople, Cerularius, wanted to reassert Byzantine control of the church. He closed all churches that worshiped with western traditions.