Flashcards in Chapters 1 - 9 Deck (44):
The Greek conqueror of Persia was
Alexander the Great
In A.D. 313, Constantine granted toleration of worship by issuing the Edict of _____.
The Roman emperor who selected his favorite horse to be a member of the Senate was
Hannibal was a leader of the
What term was given to non-Jews?
The city of Rome is located on the _____ River.
The last great Assyrian king remembered for his cuneiform library was
Octavian defeated Antony's fleet in battle near
The man remembered as the first Roman emperor to persecute Christians is
What early Greek people lived on the island of Crete?
Which Hebrew was the chief assistant to the Egyptian pharaoh?
Who was the first human king of Israel?
Where was the first Christian church located?
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
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.
area in which Christianity prevails
The Lord's Supper
"sacred act" of the church
to be cut off from the church
the religion of the Jews
God gave His laws to Moses at Mt. ______
________ were the prominent, wealthy people of Rome.
The term _______ means "overseer" or "superintendent."
The term "Byzantium" refers to the _____ Roman Empire.
Nero blamed the _________ for the fire that burned Rome.
______ led in the building of the Tower of Babel.
Attila was a leader of the fierce _____.
Hatshepsut was the only female __________
pharaoh of Egypt
The city of Pompeii was destroyed by a _______ during the reign of Titus.
_______ built the hanging gardens for his wife.
creator of the Iliad and Odyssey
became Caesar Augustus
studied the Rosetta Stone
wisest king of Israel
began the fiercest persecution of the Christians
Describe the early church
simple worship service usually in a home
local, independent church leadership
Describe the Roman church
bishop was supreme over other churches
service was called a mass
taught that Peter was the first pope
The Egyptian process of preserving dead bodies was
A group of people who think of themselves as one & act in history as a unit is called a
The Jewish captive _____ became the chief adviser to Nebuchadnezzar.
Constantine claimed he saw a _____ in the sky on which was written "conquer by this."
Rome fought the Punic Wars against _____, a powerful city in North Africa.
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.