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BJU World History Chapter 5
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Roman culture was based on Greek culture
When a Roman poet wrote that "conquered Greece took captive her rude conqueror" what did he mean?
What city was destroyed, but yet still preserved by a volcanic eruption?
Greek translation of the Old Testament
What is the Septuagint?
In which Roman province was Jesus born?
they refused to worship the emperor
According to your text, why did the persecution of Christians begin?
Diocletian and Constantine
Which 2 emperors introduces reforms that delayed the fall of Rome for two centuries?
Where was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire?
What Roman engineering accomplishment supplied water to the cities?
Which Roman governor was Jesus brought before?
The practice of withdrawing from all worldly cares and possesions and practicing strict discipline and religious exercises
What is monasticism?
What ancient eastern city became the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire?
What did the Romans call anyone outside the empire who did not share in the Greek or Roman culture?
Who was the leader of the Huns also known as "the scourge of God?"
What is the name for the period of peace in Roman history?
Who was the 1st emperor of Rome?
Who made Christianity the state religion?
Edict of Milan
What decree ended persecution and legalized Christianity?
Where did the Visigoths defeat the Romans?
Who wrote the Aeneid?
Which historian lived during the Augustan Age?
Who was the author of Metamorphoses, whose works were banned by Augustus?
Which historian wrote Annals and Germanic?
A poet of the Augustan Age
Who was Horace?
Which satirist targeted the loose morals and social problems of the empire?
An astronomer and mathematician
Who was Ptolemy?
Who was Galen?
An Epicurean philosopher and poet
Who was Lucretius?
Who was the stoic philosopher and tutor of Nero?
Which emperor was also a stoic philosopher and wrote Meditations?
A Jewish historian
Who was Josephus?
Who ruled when Christ was crucified?
Who destroyed Jerusalem?
Who initiated the most widespread persecution of Christianity?
Who initiated the 1st official persecution of Christianity?
Who legalized Christianity?
Who divided the Roman Empire for the final time?
Monarchy disguised as a republic
What kind of gov't did Rome have under Octavian?
Romans were more practical and emphasized usefulness more that beauty
How did the Romans differ from the Greeks?
To win public favor and to keep the unemployed masses out of Rome out of mischief
Why were the gladiator fights staged by Roman emperors?
Christianity continued to grow
What effect did Roman persecution have on Christianity?
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