Eastern Roman Empire. By: Sami, Megan, Alissa, and Jenny. History. Also known as Byzantine East Empire Ruled much of the Mediterranean Sea and lands north and east that had been under Roman rule Emperor Constantine I began the empire in 330 A.D.
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Used forces known as Greek fire
Silk industry made them a lot of money
Good reputation for glassware, linen, woolen textiles, gems, jewelry, fine work in gold and silver
Long tradition of producing icons such as pictures of Jesus, saints, and other religious figuresTechnology
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