fall of rome quiz Flashcards Preview

history (my cards) > fall of rome quiz > Flashcards

Flashcards in fall of rome quiz Deck (29):
0

what religion did the eastern branch of rome create

the orthodox church

1

who separated the roman army and government

diocletian

2

what did the empire divide into when diocletian was ruler

eastern and western branches

3

who was septimius severus

a roman emperor that took over for commodus

4

what number of soliders did diocletian change a legion to

2,000 because it could make the army more mobile

5

what did diocletian do with the roman Calvary

he expanded the amount of Calvary soldiers in the army.

6

who ruled after diocletian

constantine the great

7

who did constantine invite into the roman army

mercenaries

8

what happened to taxes during constantine's rule

they shot up

9

what influence does constantine the great have on christianity

he allowed the christian religion in rome

10

what was the official exception of the Christian religion called

the edict of Milan

11

what was the first religious council called that constantine oversaw

the counsel of Nicea (members had to recite the nicene creed or apostles creed)

12

who were the first of the barbarian tribes to invade rome

the goths

13

what were the two types of gothic tribes

the visagoths (west) and the ostrogoths (east)

14

when was the battle of adrianoble

378 A.D.

15

who was the second barbarian tribe to invade rome

the vandals

16

who was the third barbarian tribe to invade rome

the hun

17

who was the leader of the hun

Attila the hun

18

what does attila mean

scourge of god

19

who did rome send to scare off the hun

pope leo the first

20

did pope leo's presence scare off the hun

yes

21

who was the last emperor of rome

romulus augustus

22

when was the fall of rome

September 4th, 476 A.D.

23

what three cultures does the greco-roman culture consist of

greek, roman, and hellenistic cultures

24

what is another name for the greco-roman culture

classical civilization

25

what did the romans use bas-relief sculptures for

they used it to show a flat background to depict crowds of people, soldiers in battle and landscape.

26

who wrote the Aeneid

Virgil

27

what was the Aeneid about

it was praising the roman virtues

28

who was considered one of the cruelest roman leaders

nero