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1

The Greek conqueror of Persia was

Alexander the Great

2

In A.D. 313, Constantine granted toleration of worship by issuing the Edict of _____.

Milan

3

The Roman emperor who selected his favorite horse to be a member of the Senate was

Caligula

4

Hannibal was a leader of the

Carthaginians

5

What term was given to non-Jews?

Gentiles

6

The city of Rome is located on the _____ River.

Tiber

7

The last great Assyrian king remembered for his cuneiform library was

Ashurbanipal

8

Octavian defeated Antony's fleet in battle near

Actium

9

The man remembered as the first Roman emperor to persecute Christians is

Nero

10

What early Greek people lived on the island of Crete?

Minoans

11

Which Hebrew was the chief assistant to the Egyptian pharaoh?

Joseph

12

Who was the first human king of Israel?

Saul

13

Where was the first Christian church located?

Jerusalem

14

Why was Israel's theocracy the best form of government?

there is no better ruler than God, and Israel did not need to look to a sinful man to solve their problems

15

Why does the persecution of Christians fail to destroy Christianity?

The courage & testimony of those who die for their faith encourages others to become believers themselves.

16

area in which Christianity prevails

Christendom

17

The Lord's Supper

Eucharist

18

"sacred act" of the church

sacrament

19

to be cut off from the church

excommunication

20

the religion of the Jews

Judaism

21

God gave His laws to Moses at Mt. ______

Sinai

22

________ were the prominent, wealthy people of Rome.

Patricians

23

The term _______ means "overseer" or "superintendent."

bishop

24

The term "Byzantium" refers to the _____ Roman Empire.

Eastern

25

Nero blamed the _________ for the fire that burned Rome.

Christians

26

______ led in the building of the Tower of Babel.

Nimrod

27

Attila was a leader of the fierce _____.

Huns

28

Hatshepsut was the only female __________

pharaoh of Egypt

29

The city of Pompeii was destroyed by a _______ during the reign of Titus.

volcanic eruption

30

_______ built the hanging gardens for his wife.

Nebuchadnezzar

31

creator of the Iliad and Odyssey

Homer

32

became Caesar Augustus

Octavian

33

studied the Rosetta Stone

Champollion

34

wisest king of Israel

Solomon

35

began the fiercest persecution of the Christians

Diocletian

36

Describe the early church

simple worship service usually in a home
local, independent church leadership

37

Describe the Roman church

bishop was supreme over other churches
service was called a mass
taught that Peter was the first pope

38

The Egyptian process of preserving dead bodies was

mummification

39

A group of people who think of themselves as one & act in history as a unit is called a

nation

40

The Jewish captive _____ became the chief adviser to Nebuchadnezzar.

Daniel

41

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

cross

42

Rome fought the Punic Wars against _____, a powerful city in North Africa.

Carthage

43

Know the following on the map on page 43 in your atlas. also extra credit for any others

Adriatic Sea, Po River, Tiber River, Sicily, Apennine Mts.

44

Know the following on the map on page 45 in your atlas. also extra credit for any others

Europe, Africa, Asia, Arctic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Amazon River, Australia, Gulf of Mexico, Caspian Sea, North Sea