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1

The emperor that moved the capital of the Roman Empire to Byzantium was ____.

Constantine

2

Which ruler ended the civil wars and disputes and divided the Roman Empire into two separate empires?

Diocletian

3

What new name was given to the city of Byzantium?

Constantinople

4

By what name did the Eastern Roman Empire become known?

Byzantine Empire

5

The lower class farmers of Rome were hurt by ____.

increased taxes

6

The year 476 is given as the date of the fall of the Western Roman Empire because ____

Rome was captured by the Ostrogoths in that year