Byzantine Map Activity
Label the following bodies of water:
1. Mediterranean Sea
2. Black Sea
3. Aegean Sea
4. Bosporus Strait
5. Atlantic Ocean
Label the following continents: (YOU SHOULD KNOW THESE) -
7. (North) Africa
Label the following cities:
Draw a BOLD line or border between the western and eastern Roman Empires.
Follow the coloring instructions below:
1. Bodies of water – BLUE
2. Cities – BLACK (dot)
4. Eastern Roman Empire – GREEN
Put a compass somewhere on your map.
In anyway that you want (pictures, words, symbols) you need to show 3 more things on your map…
1. The change in Western Europe (from empire to separate kingdoms). For example - you might outline the new borders and draw crowns in those spots to symbolize the separate kingdoms.
2. When the Western Roman Empire declined (date - AD 476). For example - you might just write a sentence under the map describing what happened in 476.
3. The new name of the Eastern Roman Empire - The Byzantine Empire.