Byzantine Empire: Modern Turkey, Italy, Greece, Jordan, Syria, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Sinai Peninsula, Northern Africa at its height.

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By 1025, the Byzantine Empire stretched across modern-day Turkey, Greece and the Balkans.<br />

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This is a map of the Byzantine Empire in the 6th century. Modern day countries that are part in that area: Greece, Turkey, Egypt, and Italy

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#Constantinople was the capitol city of the #Byzantine #Empire. It was founded at AD 330.

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During the postclassical period, two major civilizations formed in Europe. The Byzantine Empire was one of them. It was in western Asia and southeastern Europe and expanded into eastern Europe. The Byzantine maintained very high levels of political, economic, and cultural life between 500 and 1450 C.E.

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Need to know where the Roman Empire was? This 'at-a-glance' map of ancient Rome shows you exactly how it looked in the second Century A.D.

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Map of the Carolingian and Byzantine Empires and the Califate about 814. Inset: Northern Austrasia 814 (Source: University of Texas at Austin)

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