HIEU 322 Quiz 7

HIEU 322 Quiz 7 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. This high-ranking Roman officer ultimately (457) became emperor in the West following the death of Maximus in 455.  After he failed to recapture Africa and secure the flow of grain to the Roman populace, he was stripped of power and executed in 461.
  2. Which of the following best characterizes the sources for Roman history during this period—i.e. from roughly 395 to 519 A.D.?
  3. In 476, this emperor of the eastern Empire accepted the reality of Vandal possession of Roman Africa, Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, and the Balearic Isles.
  4. Ultimately, this son of Constantius and Placidia became the successor of Honorius in the West in the early 420s.
  5. The successor of Marcian in the east in 457.  He ruled until 474.
  6. Which of the following is true about the sustainability of the Eastern half of the Empire over the Western?
  7. The Visigoth successor of Alaric, who in 412 married Honorius’ captive half-sister, Galla Placidia.
  8. There was little unity between East and West in the years following Theodosius.  For example, laws issued by one were not reciprocally issued by the other.
  9. This grandson of the Visigoth king Wallia was an Arian Christian who worked as supreme military commander to make and break western emperors.
  10. Which of the following is true about the last years of Honorius reign (395-421)?
  11. This emperor in the west reigned only briefly I n 472 before dying a natural death.
  12. Nominally the last western Roman emperor, he was never recognized by the eastern emperor. He was mocked as the “little Augustus,” and overthrown in 476 by Odoacer.
  13. What was one of the main weaknesses of the dynasty of Theodosius in both the East and the West?
  14. This German commander and former secretary to Attila the Hun overthrew western emperor Nepos in 474, and replaced him with his own son, Romulus.  He and his son, though, were overthrown in 476 by his own German soldiers for failing to grant them land in Italy.
  15. This Visigoth king was defeated by Stilicho in Illyricum in 395.  Rufinus, an advisor to Arcadius, persuaded the eastern emperor to order Stilicho to abandon his campaign and return west.  Stilicho obeyed, and let this Visigoth go free.  He later caused trouble for Stilicho when Arcadius made him supreme commander of Eastern forces.  In 401, he invaded Italy, and on 24 August 410, he and his Visigoths sacked Rome—plundering, looting, and burning the city.
  16. This Western emperor was responsible for the sack of Rome in 410.  Time and again, he had negotiated with the Visigoths for peace, only to break his promises.
  17. Weak men and powerful women was a chief characteristic of the Theodosian dynasty in the East from 395 to 450 A.D.
  18. The Western successor of Theodosius in 395?
  19. This group of Franks was the most numerous.  They were loyal to Rome until 486, when Clovis, founder of the Merovingian dynasty, overthrew the last vestiges of Roman power in Gaul.
  20. One of the outstanding features of Roman power during this period (i.e. the early 5 th
    century A.D.)?
  21. This Vandal leader served in the emperor’s bodyguard under Theodosius and Honorius, ultimately becoming supreme military commander in the West.  After Theodosius’ death in 395, he sought to elevate his own son to the throne, and thus soon came into conflict with eastern Emperor Arcadius’ top advisor Rufinus over control of the territory of Illyricum.  He and his son were executed for treason in 408.
  22. Attila the Hun sacked and conquered the city of Rome in 454.
  23. The Visigoth successor of Athaulf in 415.  He is the one who released Placidia and agreed to become allies of Rome, attacking Vandals and Alans who invaded other parts of Spain.
  24. This count and master of the cavalry spent most of his youth with the Huns as a hostage.  In 421, he supported the usurper John as the successor of Honorius.  Later reconciled with the family of Theodosius, he was the power behind the throne for over 20 years, and was the man responsible for preserving what was left of the western Empire by skillfully playing off the Huns and the Germanic tribes against each other.  He was foolishly assassinated by Valentinian III in 454.
  25. The Eastern successor of Theodosius in 395?
  26. What was the Formula of Union of 433?
  27. This Greek was appointed western emperor by eastern Emperor Leo in 467.  He reigned only until 472, when he was overthrown by Ricimer.
  28. The subject of much religious controversy in the eastern Empire in the 5 th century A.D.
  29. Which of the following is an accomplishment of Theodosius II’s reign?
  30. This group of Franks lived on both sides of the Rhine, and was yet another “barbarian” group to move into Gaul in the early 400s.  They too used their arms to serve Rome, and were among those that the Huns in 451.
  31. Which of the following is true about the Huns?
  32. Leader of the Huns who harassed the Roman Empire in the 440 and 450s.  He died in 454, and his empire soon fell apart.
  33. This barbarian group from along the Rhine River settled in Gaul in 407.  While technically allies of Rome—they were enlisted by Aetius to help fight the Huns—they essentially lived an autonomous existence, serving the emperor at their own discretion.
  34. This wife of Theodosius II was the daughter of a pagan Greek philosopher.   She too exerted much influence at court, and helped inspire innovations during Theodosius’ reign.  She failed to produce a male heir, however, and in 443, was accused of adultery.  She then left Constantinople, and spent the rest of her life doing charitable works in Jerusalem.
  35. In the early 410s, Honorius made this man, who had long wanted to marry the emperor’s sister, Galla Placidia, supreme commander, and sent him to retrieve his captured sister.  In 415, he, in fact, secured Placidia’s release from the Visigoths, and later married her (producing an heir, Valentinian III).
  36. In 455, this head of an old and powerful senatorial family in Rome assassinated Valentinian III in 455.  Declaring himself Emperor, he married the dead emperor’s wife, and married off his son to Valentinian’s oldest daughter.   His actions, however, resulted in Vandal King Gaiseric sacking Rome in 455.
  37. In 409, this urban prefect was—with senatorial approval—declared emperor after Honorius fled Rome and cowered in the swamps following Alaric’s besieging of Rome.  His reign was short-lived, however, as the invader Alaric came to terms with the old emperor Honorius.
  38. What accounted for the number of German generals in high command?
  39. This powerful and devout sister of Theodosius II dominated the court in Constantinople.  Although she married in 450, following Theodosius’ death, she maintained her virginity so as to continue to identify in the popular mind with the Virgin Mary.
  40. Due to raids from the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes, the Romans permanently withdrew from this area in 442.
  41. According to the text, who was Attila the Hun, and what was his significance?

Set 2

  1. Which of the following is true about the Huns?
  2. There was little unity between East and West in the years following Theodosius.  For example, laws issued by one were not reciprocally issued by the other.
  3. This grandson of the Visigoth king Wallia was an Arian Christian who worked as supreme military commander to make and break western emperors.
  4. This Western emperor was responsible for the sack of Rome in 410.  Time and again, he had negotiated with the Visigoths for peace, only to break his promises.
  5. Leader of the Huns who harassed the Roman Empire in the 440 and 450s.  He died in 454, and his empire soon fell apart.
  6. The Western successor of Theodosius in 395?
  7. The Eastern successor of Theodosius in 395?
  8. This powerful and devout sister of Theodosius II dominated the court in Constantinople.  Although she married in 450, following Theodosius’ death, she maintained her virginity so as to continue to identify in the popular mind with the Virgin Mary.
  9. What was the Formula of Union of 433?
  10. This Visigoth king was defeated by Stilicho in Illyricum in 395.  Rufinus, an advisor to Arcadius, persuaded the eastern emperor to order Stilicho to abandon his campaign and return west.  Stilicho obeyed, and let this Visigoth go free.  He later caused trouble for Stilicho when Arcadius made him supreme commander of Eastern forces.  In 401, he invaded Italy, and on 24 August 410, he and his Visigoths sacked Rome—plundering, looting, and burning the city.
  11. In 476, this emperor of the eastern Empire accepted the reality of Vandal possession of Roman Africa, Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, and the Balearic Isles.
  12. In 455, this head of an old and powerful senatorial family in Rome assassinated Valentinian III in 455.  Declaring himself Emperor, he married the dead emperor’s wife, and married off his son to Valentinian’s oldest daughter.   His actions, however, resulted in Vandal King Gaiseric sacking Rome in 455.
  13. In 409, this urban prefect was—with senatorial approval—declared emperor after Honorius fled Rome and cowered in the swamps following Alaric’s besieging of Rome.  His reign was short-lived, however, as the invader Alaric came to terms with the old emperor Honorius.
  14. This count and master of the cavalry spent most of his youth with the Huns as a hostage.  In 421, he supported the usurper John as the successor of Honorius.  Later reconciled with the family of Theodosius, he was the power behind the throne for over 20 years, and was the man responsible for preserving what was left of the western Empire by skillfully playing off the Huns and the Germanic tribes against each other.  He was foolishly assassinated by Valentinian III in 454.
  15. Which of the following is true about the last years of Honorius reign (395-421)?
  16. Weak men and powerful women was a chief characteristic of the Theodosian dynasty in the East from 395 to 450 A.D.
  17. This group of Franks lived on both sides of the Rhine, and was yet another “barbarian” group to move into Gaul in the early 400s.  They too used their arms to serve Rome, and were among those that the Huns in 451.
  18. Due to raids from the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes, the Romans permanently withdrew from this area in 442.
  19. This wife of Theodosius II was the daughter of a pagan Greek philosopher.   She too exerted much influence at court, and helped inspire innovations during Theodosius’ reign.  She failed to produce a male heir, however, and in 443, was accused of adultery.  She then left Constantinople, and spent the rest of her life doing charitable works in Jerusalem.
  20. The Visigoth successor of Alaric, who in 412 married Honorius’ captive half-sister, Galla Placidia.
  21. This German commander and former secretary to Attila the Hun overthrew western emperor Nepos in 474, and replaced him with his own son, Romulus.  He and his son, though, were overthrown in 476 by his own German soldiers for failing to grant them land in Italy.
  22. This Greek was appointed western emperor by eastern Emperor Leo in 467.  He reigned only until 472, when he was overthrown by Ricimer.
  23. Which of the following best characterizes the sources for Roman history during this period—i.e. from roughly 395 to 519 A.D.?
  24. One of the outstanding features of Roman power during this period (i.e. the early 5 th
    century A.D.)?
  25. What accounted for the number of German generals in high command?
  26. This emperor in the west reigned only briefly I n 472 before dying a natural death.
  27. The subject of much religious controversy in the eastern Empire in the 5 thcentury A.D.
  28. What was one of the main weaknesses of the dynasty of Theodosius in both the East and the West?
  29. This barbarian group from along the Rhine River settled in Gaul in 407.  While technically allies of Rome—they were enlisted by Aetius to help fight the Huns—they essentially lived an autonomous existence, serving the emperor at their own discretion.
  30. This group of Franks was the most numerous.  They were loyal to Rome until 486, when Clovis, founder of the Merovingian dynasty, overthrew the last vestiges of Roman power in Gaul.
  31. Which of the following is true about the sustainability of the Eastern half of the Empire over the Western?
  32. Ultimately, this son of Constantius and Placidia became the successor of Honorius in the West in the early 420s.
  33. The successor of Marcian in the east in 457.  He ruled until 474.
  34. Nominally the last western Roman emperor, he was never recognized by the eastern emperor. He was mocked as the “little Augustus,” and overthrown in 476 by Odoacer.
  35. This high-ranking Roman officer ultimately (457) became emperor in the West following the death of Maximus in 455.  After he failed to recapture Africa and secure the flow of grain to the Roman populace, he was stripped of power and executed in 461.
  36. This Vandal leader served in the emperor’s bodyguard under Theodosius and Honorius, ultimately becoming supreme military commander in the West.  After Theodosius’ death in 395, he sought to elevate his own son to the throne, and thus soon came into conflict with eastern Emperor Arcadius’ top advisor Rufinus over control of the territory of Illyricum.  He and his son were executed for treason in 408.
  37. The Visigoth successor of Athaulf in 415.  He is the one who released Placidia and agreed to become allies of Rome, attacking Vandals and Alans who invaded other parts of Spain.
  38. In the early 410s, Honorius made this man, who had long wanted to marry the emperor’s sister, Galla Placidia, supreme commander, and sent him to retrieve his captured sister.  In 415, he, in fact, secured Placidia’s release from the Visigoths, and later married her (producing an heir, Valentinian III).
  39. Which of the following is an accomplishment of Theodosius II’s reign?
  40. Attila the Hun sacked and conquered the city of Rome in 454.
  41. According to the text, who was Attila the Hun, and what was his significance?
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