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He was a great Roman orator, who ultimately gave his life for his beliefs
Cicero
Roman writers and artists borrowed most from what whom?
Greeks
The Silver Age produced Rome's greatest historian. His name?
Tacitus
Who wrote the Aeneid?
Vergil
In the Aeneid, the gods instruct Aeneas to found what city
Rome
The oldest copies of the Jewish scriptures are what?
Dead Sea Scrolls
"Matthew" in the Bible is a source for whose life?
Jesus
She is turned into a tree to save her from a god. Who is the girl, and who is the god?
Daphne and Apollo
He goes into the Underworld to consult his father.
Aeneas
She leads the above character into the Underworld.
Sibyl
How does the message in your excerpt from "Ecclesiastes" relate to the message in Gilgamesh?
They both say that humans are destined to die
He took the Christian gospel to the gentiles.
Paul
He translated the Bible into Latin.
Jerome
His writings cast women as temptresses and influenced their lack of power in the Church.
Boethius
He wrote The City of God.
Augustine
In the above book, what two cities does he describe?
City of God and City of Man
He wrote The History of the Church.
Eusebius
Your excerpt tells of the martyrdom of what two people?
Peter and Paul
What emperor stopped the persecution?
Diacletian
According to Islam, there is one what? Name? Who is his prophet?
God, Allah, Muhammad
She wrote The Alexiad.
Anna Comnena
In what century did she live?
11/12 Century
Who is the subject of her history?
Alexius
Boethius claims that happiness equals what?
Happiness to Good to God
He was a Roman emperor who followed the stoic philosophy and wrote his "Meditations."
Marcus Aurelius
Einhard wrote a history of what ruler?
Charlemagne