Essential Question

What are the relevant vocabulary terms on the Roman and Byzantine Empires?


  • Augustus Caesar

  • Byzantine Empire

  • Constantine

  • Constantinople

  • Diocletian

  • Eastern Orthodox Church

  • The Eastern Roman Empire

  • The Edict of Milan

  • Great Schism

  • Icon

  • The Iconoclasm

  • Pax Romana

  • Pope

  • Roman Catholic Church

  • The Roman Empire

  • Western Roman Empire

Activity 1: Create a separate circle map on each of the vocabulary words.

In the circle map you must include:

  • A definition of the word,

  • A paraphrased definition of the word,

  • A picture or drawing,

  • A sentence with the vocabulary word used correctly,

  • Synonyms and antonyms OR characteristics and features OR related words

You may complete your vocabulary circle maps in your notebook or using the Thinking Map Learning Community and upload them to Google Classroom.


Vocab Circle Map Example.pdf

Extension Activities