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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Libanius eventually learns that it is ______ who kills Julian.
2. Julian and his servant , Callistus, pursue a group of retreating Persian warriors. When they return:
(a) Maximus is calling for surrender.
(b) Julian is wounded.
(c) Priscus is already writing his account of the battle.
(d) Julian and Callistus are both wounded.
3. Maximus is put to death for:
(a) Cowardice in battle.
(b) Practicing magic.
(c) Being a Christian.
(d) Being a spy.
4. The oracle that Oribasius consults states that Julian is destined:
(a) Not to restore the temple at Delphi.
(b) To succeed in his quest for enlightenment.
(c) To die without a male heir.
(d) To triumph in his war with Persia.
5. Several factors exacerbate the food shortages caused by the famine. Among the factors:
(a) Julian's soldiers steal food from the people of Antioch.
(b) Julian orders that grain prices be fixed below market value.
(c) Wealthy citizens withhold grain from the market to run up the price.
(d) Julian releases corn from his army's supplies in an effort to aid the people.
6. The army's reaction to Julian's religious decrees can best be described as:
7. Libanius needs permission from ______ to publish his manuscript about Julian.
(c) Bishop Meletius.
8. Constantius calls on his successor to care for:
(a) The art treasures of Rome.
(b) The Parthenon.
(c) His wife, Faustina.
(d) His horses.
9. The people of Antioch blame the famine on:
10. Before engaging in battle with the Persian troops, Julian takes a day off for:
(a) Prayer and meditation.
(b) Sacrifice to the gods.
(c) Repair of his body armor.
(d) Games and horse racing.
11. On his way to Antioch in section XV, Julian stops in cities along the way and visits:
(a) The sacred river.
(b) Temples to the Hellenistic gods.
(c) Groups of philosophers.
(d) Museums, libraries and theaters.
12. Julian claims to have information that _____ is behind the plot to kill him.
13. It is in Maiozamalcha that Julian finds the boy who becomes his servant. The boy is:
(a) A deaf-mute.
(b) A prophet.
(c) A Greek.
(d) A Christian.
14. Julian claims to support religious freedom, but he clearly favors:
(c) Worship of the Hellenic gods.
15. In Section XXIII, the Persians attack during the hiatus and the skirmish escalates, until:
(a) Julian's deaf-mute servant is killed.
(b) Julian orders the burning of his remaining 12 ships.
(c) Victor tells the Roman troops to stop fighting and retreat.
(d) Julian and his personal guardsmen become involved in the fight.
Short Answer Questions
1. After reading Julian's journal, Priscus learns that Julian:
2. After Julian's death, _____ is named emperor.
3. In Section XX, in order to engage the Persians, the Roman troops have to cross:
4. Julian relies on his financial adviser to advise him on how to deal with shortages caused by the famine. This adviser's name is:
5. Julian demonstrates his religious zeal by all of the following except:
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