Stages of development of the Byzantine Empire

• Early period: IV century. – first half of the 7th century – the formation of Byzantine statehood Emperor Justinian (527-565)
• Middle period: second half of the 7th century. – XII century. – the flourishing of Byzantine civilization, a symphony of church and state, the system of femas, the division of a single Christian church into Western and Eastern (1054), Isaurian emperors (VIII-IX centuries), Macedonian dynasty (X century), emperors of Comnenus (XII century)
• Late period: XIII-XV centuries. – stagnation and decline of civilization. 1204 – the capture of Constantinople by the crusaders. Formation of the Latin, Trebizond and Nicaean empires, the Epirus kingdom 1453 – the capture of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks

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