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HIS 101 04 DAILY QUIZ 12

. . . the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire; the greatest, perhaps, and most awful scene in the history of mankind. Edward Gibbon 1787


A

B

Put the letter of the correct answer in the box in Column B.

01

B

What happened to Iacinthus, deacon from Ravenna, in the ordeal described by Gregory of Tours?

A. Flesh was boiled off his arm B. He was unharmed by the boiling water C. He accepted Arianism D. He tricked the Arian by putting oil on his arm E. None of the other answers is correct



02

C

Who was the most important Germanic ruler to convert to Catholic Christianity?

A. Alaric the Bold B. Theodoric C. Clovis D. Stilicho E. Attila



03

D

What happened at the Battle of Milvian Bridge in 312?

A. The Muslims were defeated and driven from Spain

B. The Visigoths defeated a Roman army and killed the Emperor Valens

C. The defeat of the Alemanni led the King of the Franks to adopt Catholic Christianity.

D. It caused Constantine to issue to Edict of Milan.

E. None of the other answers is correct.



04

A

Which of the German states that replaced the Roman Empire in the west proved to be long-lasting?

A. The Franks B. Anglo-Saxons C. The Vandals D. The Visigoths E. The Lombards



05

B

Who was the only Master of the Soldiers in Italy to die a natural death?

A. Odoacer B. Ricimer C. Stilicho D. Aetius E. None of the other answer is correct.



06

B

Who issued the Edict of Milan which officially tolerated the existence of Christianity in the Roman Empire?

A. Theodosius the Great B. Constantine C. Diocletian D. Justinian E. Zeno



07

C

Who established the system of governing the Roman Empire known as the tetrarchy?

A. Constantine the Great B. Justinian C. Diocletian D. Theodosius the Great

E. None of the other answers is correct.


08

D

Under German customary law, what was a procedure for determining guilt or innocence?

A. Compurgation B. Ordeal C. wergeld D. Both A & B are correct E. Both B & C are correct.



09

E

Which statement regarding Odoacer is ACCURATE?

A. He was a Master of the Soldiers

B. He deposed the last Roman emperor in the West, Romulus Augustulus, in 476.

C. He was killed by the King of the Ostrogoths

D. He presented himself as a German kind obedient in theory to the Roman Emperor in Constantinople

E. Each of the other answers is accurate.



10

A

Who was in the tetrarchy?

A. Two “Augustus” and two “Caesars” B. Ricimer, Odacer, Stilicho Aetius

C. Visigoths, Ostrogoths, Vandals, Franks D. Constantine, Diocletian, Zeno, Justinian

E. Bishops of Rome, Jerusalem, Alexandra, and Antioch



11

D

Which statement regarding the Council of Nicea is NOT ACCURATE?

A. It was convened by the Emperor Constantine

B. It was the first meeting composed of representatives of the entire Christian community

C. It was convened to address the Arian heresy

D. It ended the controversy over Donatism and eliminated that heresy.

E. The creed adopted by the Council declared Jesus to be “of one substance” with God.



12

C

Which statement regarding Frankish marriage and the family is NOT ACCURATE?

A. The value of a wife of childbearing age was higher than that of a man.

B. Divorced wives simply returned to their families.

C. Both adulterous men and women were severely punished.

D. The extended family was at the center of social organization.

E. A widow could hold property without a male guardian.



13

A

Who made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire?

A. Theodosius the Great B. Constantine C. Diocletian D. Justinian E. Zeno



14

E

Who defeated the Muslims at the Battle of Poitiers in 732?

A. Clovis B. Alaric the Bold C. Justinian D. Constantine the Great E. Charles Martel



15

A

Who founded the Merovingian dynasty and the kingdom of the Franks?

A. Clovis B. Charles Martel C. Gaiseric D. Diocletian E. Donatus



16

E

Who established a Germanic kingdom in what had previously been the Roman province of Spain?

A. Franks B. Ostrogoths C. Vandals D. Lombards E. Visigoths



17

E

Which statement regarding the Ostrogothic Kingdom of Italy is NOT ACCURATE?

A. The Ostrogoths were invited into Italy Zeno, the Roman Emperor in Constantinople.

B. The Ostrogoths were Arians and religion was a major source of trouble between them and the Romans.

C. After the death of Theodoric, Italy was reconquered by the Emperor Justinian.

D. The Ostrogothic King Theodoric was determined to maintain Roman culture rather than destroy it.

E. Theodoric respected imperial government and governed Ostrogoths and Romans within the same system.



18

A

In Germanic law, what was the fine paid the family of a person who had been wrongly injured or killed.

A. Wergeld B. Compurgation C. Ordeal D. Tetrarchy E. federates



19

B

What happened at the Battle of Adrianople in 378?

A. The Muslims were defeated and driven from Spain

B. The Visigoths defeated a Roman army and killed the Emperor Valens

C. The defeat of the Alemanni led the King of the Franks to adopt Catholic Christianity.

D. It caused Constantine to issue to Edict of Milan.

E. None of the other answers is correct.



20

E

Which statement regarding the reforms of Diocletian and Constantine is NOT ACCURATE?

A. The Roman Empire was divided into two parts, east and west

B. The Emperor was given more power, becoming a divinely chosen monarch whose will was law.

C. The army and government administrative bureaucracy were both enlarged and were sharply separated.

D. Their economic and social policies were based on coercion and lost of individual freedom

E. Curiales and coloni were created as new titles of nobility for civil and military bureacrats.




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