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1

Pontius Pilate was the Roman governor of

Palestine

2

In what way were the "five good emperors" not good?

they persecuted Christians

3

What destroyed the Roman city of Pompeii?

volcanic eruption

4

How many eyewitnesses saw the resurrected Christ?

more than 500

5

What was the result of the Roman persecution of Christians?

Christianity continued to strengthen and grow

6

first Roman emperor to persecute Christians

Nero

7

captured Jerusalem and destroyed the Temple

Titus

8

selected his favorite horse to be a Roman senator

Caligula

9

emperor during Jesus' crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension

Tiberius

10

began the most severe persecution

Diocletian

11

What edict announced a policy of toleration to all religions?

Edict of Milan

12

Who was the first Christian emperor of the Roman Empire?

Constantine

13

Who led the fierce Huns?

Attila

14

What city became the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire?

Byzantium or Constantinople

15

Constantine claimed he saw a _______ in the sky on which was written "Conquer by this."

cross

16

Theodosius I divided the empire into _____ parts and allowed his sons to rule them.

two

17

Woden, Sunna, and Thor are among the best-remembered _________ gods.

German

18

The fall of the ________ Roman Empire marked the end of ancient times.

Western