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  1. Venus
  2. Constantinople
  3. Diaspora
  4. Plutarch
  5. Nero
  1. a was Roman Emperor from 54 to 68; was the last emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty; insane; Rome burned during his reign; some think he had something to do with it-he blamed Christians and executed hundreds; started a "reign of terror" and finally committed suicide
  2. b the scattering of Jews from ancient Palestine
  3. c was a Greek historian, biographer, essayist, and Middle Platonist known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia; collection of biographies of Greeks and Romans - source of Shakespeare's play)
  4. d was a Roman goddess principally associated with love, beauty and fertility, who played a key role in many Roman religious festivals and myths
  5. e the imperial capital of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine/Eastern Roman Empire, the Latin Empire and the Ottoman Empire. Throughout most of the Middle Ages, Constantinople was Europe's largest and wealthiest city.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the unity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit as three persons in one Godhead; The doctrine, one of the most important for Christians
  2. commoners; lower class of workers and farmers; composed of 90% of total population; were represented in political affairs by elected delegates to the General Assembly
  3. marked the boundary between the Roman province of Cisalpine Gaul to the north and Italy proper to the south(controlled directly by Rome and its socii allies)
  4. the continuation of the Roman imperium in its eastern provinces until its fall to the Muslim Turks in 1453
  5. a term referring to the perceived period of both cultural and economic deterioration as well as disruption that took place in Western Europe following the decline of the Roman Empire

5 True/False questions

  1. Holy Sepulchreserved in the highest elected political office of the Roman Republic; Each year, two were elected together, to serve for a one-year term. Each was given veto power over his colleague and the officials would alternate each month


  2. Council of Nicaeaa council of Christian bishops convened by the Roman Emperor Constantine I; was the first effort to attain consensus in the church through an assembly representing all of Christendom; more than 300 biships attended and definned many important questions about theology and church administration


  3. Gaulfamous for victories Caesar''s army had here; was a region of Western Europe encompassing present day France, Luxembourg and Belgium, most of Switzerland, the western part of Northern Italy, as well as the parts of the Netherlands and Germany on the left bank of the Rhine.


  4. Wailing Walla remnant of the ancient wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple and is one of the most sacred sites in Judaism.


  5. senatewas a deliberative body which was important in the government of both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. The word is derived from the Latin word senex ("old man" or "elder"); it is understood to mean something along the lines of "council of elders".


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