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Insulae
Ancient Roman tenements
Equites
Knights
Domus Aurea
House of Gold
Vox Popoli
Voice of the people
Volkerwanderung
Wandering people
Sacrificanti
Christians who sacrificed to pagan gods
Thurificanti
Christians who burned incense
Lapsi
Lapsed Christians
Labarum
Cross
Dominus et Deus
Lord and God
St. Peter was martyred under Nero.
True
Marcus Aurelius belonged to the group of "Five Good Emperors"
True
Trajan's edict legalized Christianity.
False
Decius was responsible for the first empire-wide persecution of Christians
True
Origen is fabled to have said "Turn me over, I'm done on this side" at his martyrdom.
False
Diocletian was resonsible for splitting the empire into a tetrarchy.
True
St Ignatius was the first to have reffered to the "Catholic Church"
True
Marcus Aurelius was known as the "Philosopher King"
True
Irenaeus was best known for combating Gnosticism
True
Trajan's eatern expedition was the last major conquest of the Roman empire.
True
Nero persecuted Christians throughout the entire Roman empire
False
The Four Edicts ushered in the worst time of persecution for the Christians
True
Constantine entered the Church before he died.
True
The phrase Christiani non sint is Latin for "Let the Christians practice faith"
False
Hadrian's rescript allowed for Christians to hold public office in Rome
False
Who was the last emperor of the Augustinian line?
Nero
What emperor referred to himself as Dominus et Deus?
Domitian
What saint was allegedly converted by a strange man he met one day?
St. Justin Martyr
What Saint authored Adversus Haereses?
Irenaeus
_________ is the willfull denunciation of the faith in it entirety?
Apostasy
Who authored the work De Principiis?
Origen
Who defeated Maximian with the symbol of the cross on his army's armor?
Constantine
What saint was said to have been sentenced to a brothel as persecution for her Christianity?
St. Agnes
Who was known as the "Lord of Thirty Legions"?
Hadrian
What saint was the Apostolic Father who asked Christians not to intervene with his martyrdom.
St. Ignatius
Apostasy of ________ denotes one who has turned away from God altogether.
perfidy
Who was the most prolific and important writer in the eastern part of the Roman empire?
Origen
In the earliest years of the church, what did Christians refer to the church as?
The Way
Who's edict gave Christians the choice of death or apostasy?
Trajan's
Which two saints were women martyrs; one a nobleoman and the other her slave?
Perpetua and Felicity