Why did the Byzantine empire preserve part of the heritage of the Roman empire?

The Byzantine Empire was the continuation of the Roman Empire. This is a term which has been coined by historians to indicate the eastern part of the Roman Empire after the (MORE)

What type of government was created when Diocletian divided the Roman Empire into 4 units each with its own ruler and how does this compare to US divisions of power between state and local government?

The type of government was the tetrarchy (rule by four). Each of the four parts of the empire was headed by one of four co-emperors, two senior ones (Augusti) and to junior (MORE)

Why were the Greeks significant in the Justinian code?

The Greeks were not significant in the Justinian code. Justinian The Great was an emperor of the Byzantine Empire. This is a term which had been coined by historians to indi (MORE)