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World History- Test 5
Terms in this set (50)
Augustus's greatest failure in his attempt to restore order and stability in Rome was his attempt to..
sought basic principles as a foundation for their legal system
The Romans are properly regarded as having made valuable contributions to law because they...
Roman culture was based on Greek culture
When a Roman poet wrote that "conquered Greece took captive her rude conqueror," he meant that..
Which of the following is not a Roman poet? Cicero, Ovid, Juvenal, Horace
What city was destroyed, yet preserved, by a volcanic eruption?
it is better to be good than happy
Which of the following statements best represents Stoicism? Good is easily obtained, True happiness comes only as man frees his body from pain, Seek happiness as the only good, or It is better to be good than happy.
The Septuagint is the translation of the Old Testament into..
Jesus was born in the Roman province of...
Christians refuse to worship the emperor
Persecution of the Christians began because..
Council of Nicaea
Which meeting affirmed Christ's deity and the doctrine of the Trinity?
Diocletian and Constantine
Which two emperors introduced reforms which delayed the fall of Rome for two centuries?
What was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire?
What Roman engineering accomplishment supplied water to the cities"
Christ was brought before which Roman governor?
What were the burial grounds established by Christians in order to avoid cremation called?
What is the practice of withdrawing from all worldly cares and possessions and practicing strict discipline and religious exercises?
Which 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 cultures?
Who was the leader of the Visigoths?
Name the fierce leader of the Huns known as "the scourge of God?
Who wrote Aeneid?
Historian who lived during the Augustan Age
wrote Metamorphoses, a collection of myths, and had his works banned by Augustus
poet of the Augustan Age
Historian who wrote Annals and Germania
wrote bitter satires on the loose morals and social problems of the empire
astronomer and mathematician
Epicurean philosopher and poet
Stoic philosopher and tutor of Nero
emperor and Stoic philosopher who wrote Meditations
emperor under whom Christ was crucified
conducted the most severe persecution of Christianity
first persecutor of Christianity
divided the Roman Empire for the final time
period of peace
first emperor of Rome
made Christianity the state religion
Edict of Milan
place where the Roman army was defeated by the Visigoths
t or f: The Roman government under Octavian was a monarchy disguised as a republic.
t or f: Although Octavian ruled during the Roman Peace, his rule failed to bring stability and order to Roman society.
t or f: Although the Romans learned much from the Greeks, they were more practical than the Greeks in that they emphasized usefulness rather than beauty.
t or f: Ptolemy was the most famous Greek writer in Roman Empire.
t or f: The gladiator fights were staged by Roman emperors to win public favor and to keep the unemployed masses of Rome our of mischief.
t or f: The spread of Christianity beyond the Jewish area was aided by the conversion of Paul and by the Roman destruction of Jerusalem.
t or f: The Roman persecution of the Christians caused a remarkable decline in Christian growth.
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