Theodora was important to Justinian's rule because she told him to stay and fight the riot that occurred during Justinian's rule instead of run away.
Justinian's code was a modest law system that many of us based our current law system off of. So many countries have based their laws of of Justinian's were because they are very fair if you look at our current law system as fair they were way ahead of their time.
A painting of either Jesus or someone else who has christian representations. Usually in wood. Used in churches.
How the Byzantine empire preserved Roman and Greek ideas is they used the same style of architecture, and they dressed the same basically in robes. They were started by Romans, but they then changed their language, and their religion.
Disease and street riots were some reasons why the Byzantine empire fell from the inside.
No more unfairness. Justice to the people.
The Seljuk Turks or the Ottomans were threatening the empire. They had cannons with gun powder, so eventually they broke down the walls of Constantinople and invaded and took it over.