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- Gregory the Wonderworker
- a definition: a tireless missionary with a reputation for performing miracles and who popularized Christianity in central Anatolia
significance: Helped promote Chirstianity, prominent missionary
- b Emperor of Rome (284-305) who divided the empire into east and west (286) in an attempt to rule the territory more effectively. His desire to revive the old religion of Rome led to the last major persecution of the Christians (303).
- c Emperor Constantine,AD 330 moved the capital from Rome to the Greek city Byzantium in the east, and renamed the city. This city became the capital of the Roman empire. It was strategically located for trade and defense purposes.
- d Roman emperor (r. 312-337). After reuniting the Roman Empire, he moved the capital to Constantinople and made Christianity a favored religion. (p.159) Grandson of Diocletian's coruler.
- e 476 CE, Germanic general who brought imperial authority to an end by deposing Romulus Augustulus. the last Roman emperor in the western half of Rome
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexdandria, and Constantinople, and Rome
- Germanic tribe that was forced into the Roman Empire by the Huns
- Christian council that met in 325 to determine the question of the trinity; decided on the divinity of all three persons.
- issued by Constantine in 313, ended the "great persecution" and legalized Christianity in the Roman Empire
- Historians' name for the eastern portion of the Roman Empire from the fourth century onward, taken from 'Byzantion,' an early name for Constantinople, the Byzantine capital city. The empire fell to the Ottomans in 1453.
5 True/False Questions
Attila the Hun → A king of the Huns in the fifth century. His forces overran many parts of central and eastern Europe. His armies were known for their cruelty and wholesale destruction. He was called the "scourge of God." Changed the relationship between the Visigoths and the Romans--because of the pressure Attila placed on the Germanic people, they streamed into Rome and stormed west Rome.
Daoism → Though originally appealed to educated elite, Daoism in this time period widened its appeal b/c it offered elixirs that supposedly offered healthy and immortality. Esp. in epidemic times, very persuasive.
Council of Chalcedon → Christian council that met in 325 to determine the question of the trinity; decided on the divinity of all three persons.
Nestorians → Early branch of Christianity, named after the fifth-century Greek theologian Nestorius, that emphasized the human nature of Jesus Christ.
Christianity → Though at first persecuted by Roman officials, Christianity was later adopted as the official religion of Rome. Gregory the Wonderworker was a famous and zealous missionary., a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior