Roman Empire Timeline: I kept finding my kids getting confused about the Roman Empire, the split of the Empire, and the Byzantine Empire. So I made this timeline and map worksheet to help them. Download available at: http://www.sharemylesson.com/teaching-resource/Rome-Byzantine-Timeline-and-Map-50027280/requestAction/add/
There were many trade links between Byzantium with Asia, the Middle East and northern Europe. This website gives a good overview of many parts of the trade going on. Egypt, Greece. Italy, Turkey, Albana, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Marocco.