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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Julian is drawn to Gregory and Basil because:
(a) They represent what he believes he would like to be.
(b) They have an interesting circle of friends.
(c) They openly espouse Hellenism.
(d) He is attracted to bearded men.
2. Julian's relationship with his wife, Helena, is best described as:
3. Julian believes that if he succeeds in taking Gaul:
(a) Constantius begins to trust him.
(b) Constantius retires and names him as his successor.
(c) Constantius allows him to return to Athens.
(d) Constantius rewards him with land and wealth.
4. Julian describes the people of Gaul as all of these except:
(a) Well groomed.
(c) Neatly dressed.
(d) Ready for battle.
5. Julian often interprets signs, omens and dreams:
(a) As indications that God is speaking to him.
(b) As proof that he is divine.
(c) In ways that favor him.
(d) As messages from his dead father.
Short Answer Questions
1. Julian always has doubts about:
2. Helena's last conversation with Julian before her death concerns:
3. St. Mammas is:
4. Constantius dies suddenly before Julian can:
5. Julian spends 47 days in Athens:
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter V, Gallus is named Caesar and marries Constantius's sister, Constantia. Do you think this is a coincidence? How do you explain these two almost simultaneous occurrences?
2. Describe Julian's relationship with his father. How does he know his father loves him?
3. Why does Libanius seek to publish a manuscript about Julian 20 years after his death?
4. How does Julian deal with his religious doubts, questions and qualms?
5. In Chapter V, Julian has a religious experience that has a great impact on his life. Explain.
6. Julian says he longs to be an ordinary student. Name and describe the roles of at least three people who encourage his scholarly ambition.
7. Julian often claims that he dislikes the ritual, etiquette and intrigue of the royal court, that he does not seek to acquire rank or power, and that he longs only to become a scholar. Do you think this is true? Give evidence for your answer/
8. What do the letters of Priscus and Libanius reveal about the culture and customs that exist in Rome at the time of their correspondence?
9. On numerous occasions, Julian ignores, forgives or excuses his brother's vile behavior. Why do you think he does this?
10. The seeds of Julian's religious conflict are also sown in chapter two. What memories indicate that Julian experiences doubts, questions and great interest in things metaphysical as a youngster?
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