Byzantium Under Pressure

In this lesson you will learn about the background to the Crusades and the early conflicts between Christian and Islamic Empires.

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Quiz:

Byzantium Under Pressure:

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Question 5

Q1.What religion did the Byzantine Empire follow?

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Q2.What religion did the Seljuq Turks follow?

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Q3.Which of the following religions was NOT involved in the Crusades?

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Q4.What was the capital city of the Byzantine Empire?

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Q5.After winning the Battle of Manzikert, which area of land did the Seljuqs settle in, which is now known as Turkey?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Byzantium Under Pressure:

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What religion did the Byzantine Empire follow?

1/5

Q2.What religion did the Seljuq Turks follow?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following religions was NOT involved in the Crusades?

3/5

Q4.What was the capital city of the Byzantine Empire?

4/5

Q5.After winning the Battle of Manzikert, which area of land did the Seljuqs settle in, which is now known as Turkey?

5/5

Lesson summary: Byzantium Under Pressure

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