Christianity: It’s on the rise. Spreading like the plague, soaring like the eagle. This religion has brought wonders to the people of the East, bringing the feeling of equality to people of all genders, culture, and economic standings. It has quickly become the backbone of a new empire.
The Byzantine Empire; spiritual, ethical, and the center of the world. The empire began after the split of Rome, and as Western Rome fell to barbarian invaders, Eastern Rome thrived.
was rich and thriving
was invaded by barbarians
The capital, Constantinople, a spiritual center for the Eastern Roman Church and the Eastern Greek Church, and home to Justinian, the Byzantine emperor. Justinian was able to regain a lot of land from the Germanic tribes, and rebuild the main church of Constantinople that was burned.