Why did Rome and Han fall?
Chinese historians have spent well over a thousand years trying to understand why the Han Dynasty collapsed. Over time they developed three main theories: 1) bad rulers; 2) the influence of empresses and court eunuchs over child emperors too young to rule by themselves; and 3) the Yellow Turban Revolt.
What was the last pandemic outbreak?
The 1918 influenza pandemic was the most severe pandemic in recent history. It was caused by an H1N1 virus with genes of avian origin. Although there is not universal consensus regarding where the virus originated, it spread worldwide during 1918-1919.
What was one striking similarity between the fall of Rome and the end of the Han Dynasty?
What was one striking similarity between the fall of Rome and the end of the Han dynasty? They both dissolved into a world of disunity and disorder.
How did the Justinian Code influence life today?
In the field of law, Justinian created a set of laws called the Justinian Code. When it comes to religion, Justinian helped the spread of Christianity drastically. He supported the growth of Christianity in the Byzantine empire, and allowed it to become one of the biggest religions today.
What were the three most important contributions of the Byzantine Empire to world history?
1) Gave great power to the emperor. 2) Discriminated against Jews and non-Christians. 3) Allowed women to inherit property. 4) Protected some individual rights.
Why is the Justinian Code so important?
What is the significance of the Code of Justinian? Although the Code of Justinian was not, in itself, a new legal code, it rationalized hundreds of years of existing Roman statutes. Contradictions and conflicts were eliminated, and any existing laws that were not included in it were repealed.
What was a major difference between the fall of the Han and the fall of the Western Roman Empire?
Differences: The Roman empire’s fall was different from the fall of the Han dynasty because, unlike in Han China, the western half of Rome had a much harder and more drastic fall than the eastern portion of Rome, also known as the Byzantine empire.
What was true of both the Han Dynasty and the Roman Empire?
What was true of both the Han Dynasty and the Roman Empire? Both built roads and defensive walls. What happened to the Chinese empire after the Han Dynasty fell apart? It was restored by the Tang Dynasty.