C-13-Quiz

C-13-Quiz - C-13-Quiz 1. The only classical society that...

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1. The only classical society that survived in the centuries after 200 C.E. was the A. Han dynasty B. Byzantine Empire C. Hellenistic Empire D. Mauryan dynasty E. Achaemenid dynasty 2. The most important political feature of the Byzantine state was A. Its docile acceptance of Rome's superiority B. Its republican governmental structure that resembled early Rome C. Its tightly centralized rule under a powerful emperor D. Its division of power under the tetrarchs E. Its reliance on Achaemenid ruling principles 3. Historians use the term caesaropapism to refer to A. The European struggle between church and state B. The split between the Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox churches C. The attempt by later Roman emperors to abolish the papacy D. The system in which the emperor has a mixture of political and religious authority E. The bureaucratic revolution brought about by Julius Caesar 4. Theodora's career before marrying Justinian was as a A. Mother superior in a nunnery B. Lady in waiting at the central court because of her family connections C. Church cleric, one of the few women to hold this position D. Shop owner E. Striptease artist 5. Hagia Sophia was A. The wife of Justinian, who proved to be a wise adviser B. The magnificent church at Constantinople C. The legal foundation for Justinian's Code D. Justinian's most dangerous political enemy E. The central trading city on the silk roads 6. Justinian's most important and long-lasting political achievement was A. His reconquest of the western half of the Roman Empire B. His democratic reforms C. His religious compromise between the Roman Catholic and the Greek Orthodox churches D. His codification of Roman law E. His establishment of a lasting peace with the Islamic world
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7. One of the causes of Byzantine resurgence was the political innovation wherein a general was given military and civil control over an imperial province or A. Theme B. Sasanid C. Corpus D. Satrapy E. Polis 8. The term Greek fire refers to A. The devastating fire that swept through Constantinople in 1013 B. The passionate Byzantine loyalty to Greek philosophy C. The smallpox epidemic that hit Constantinople in the twelfth century D. The Byzantine incendiary weapon E. The nickname given to Justinian's brilliant general, Belisarius 9. The theme system A. Weakened the peasantry by taking their land away B. Made land available to the peasants in return for military service C. Led to the break between the Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox churches D. Limited the religious authority of the Byzantine emperors E. Was the foundation of the Byzantine educational structure 10. By the late sixth century, Byzantium became the Mediterranean world's leading producer of A. Silk B. Cotton C. Tobacco D. Gold E. Steel 11. The bezant A. Was the hereditary line of priests that dominated the Byzantine religious and social worlds B. Headed the Byzantine banking industry C. Was the Byzantine gold coin that became the standard currency in the Mediterranean basin
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