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1

Reasons why in the 4th century CE European civilization began to decline

lead pipes, plagues, decrease in trade, rise of christian church, barbarian invasions, decrease in power of civil authority

2

The Emporer Theodiosius declared Christianity unlawful

False

3

Constantine declared any religion other than Christianity to be against the law

false

4

In 389 CE the churches council of Carthage declared ex-communication to any pagan that went to the theatre instead of going to church

false

5

In Henry VIII times:
Plays were used for propoganda

true

6

In Henry VIII times:
Henry was married to Anne Boleyn, Anne Hathaway and Jane Seymour

False

7

In Henry VIII times:
Lady Jane Grey was queen of England

True

8

In Elizabethan times:
Any man could be a freelance actor without a sponsor

False

9

In Elizabethan times:
The topics of Religion and Politics were banned

true

10

In Elizabethan times:
The church had direct control over the theatre

false

11

In Elizabethan times:
Playwrighting became a profession

True

12

In Elizabethan times:
Only high ranking nobles could maintain a group of actors

False

13

In Elizabethan times:
The tradition of dress rehearsals and opening nights were established

True

14

In Elizabethan times:
Bear baiting was a popular form of entertainment

true

15

In Elizabethan times:
During the reign of Elizabeth I, public executions were popular

false

16

In Elizabethan times:
In Shakespeare's Globe there were seats for everyone

False

17

In Elizabethan times:
Shakespeare's only daughter died at age 11

false

18

In Elizabethan times:'
Shakespear was born on April 23, 1564 and died on April 23, 1616

true

19

Shakespear is credited with writing 23 plays

false

20

During the Commonwealth:
Public theatre in england was popular

false

21

during the Commonwealth
there were a number of new theatres built in london

false

22

During the Restoration
women could appear on stage

true

23

during the restoration
the king was restored to the throne in England

True

24

During the restoration
Nell Gwynn was King Charles II mistress and wanted to be a dancer on stage

false

25

Life of Jesus, Death and resurrection of Jesus

Mystery plays

26

Lives of the saints, Stories from the old and new testament

Miracle plays

27

Seven deadly sins, stories about vices and virtues

morality plays

28

The most notable Italian renaissance comedy "La Mandragola" was written by

Machiavelli

29

One of the main reasons the Renaissance in Italy began to wane was

the Catholic Church

30

The Renaissance in England flourished under the reign of

Elizabeth Tudor