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CLAS 141_quiz_6_09_answers - Spectacle and Entertainment in...

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Spectacle and Entertainment in Ancient Rome Quiz #6 December 3, 2009 1. The Romans believed that both chariot racing and gladiatorial combat came from _________. A. Greek theatrical practice B. Etruscan funeral ritual C. the Christian Eucharist D. Carthaginian religious festivals E. Trojan ancestry B 2. Nero persecuted Christians during his reign because A. most Romans of the time thought that Christians were not loyal to the Emperor and to the deified emperors who had ruled before him B. Christians refused to participate in Roman state religion C. many Christians refused to participate in their local communities by serving in the military and in government D. Nero made the Christians into scapegoats for the Great Fire of 64 E. all of the above E 3. As part of the games in honor of the dedication of his theater in Rome in 55 BCE, Pompey the Great put on a display of elephants being hunted in the Circus Maximus. What went wrong? A. The elephants broke loose and trampled hundreds of spectators to death
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2010 for the course BIOS 101 taught by Professor Plantz during the Spring '08 term at UNL.

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CLAS 141_quiz_6_09_answers - Spectacle and Entertainment in...

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