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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. When Hadrian opens schools in Jerusalem that teach Greek literature, which of the following is a rabbi who orders his people only to study such things in the hour that is neither night nor day?
(a) Isaac.
(b) Ismael.
(c) Abraham.
(d) Joshua.

2. Upon returning to Alexandria after their hunting trip, which of the following poets arranges a special entertainment for Hadrian and Antinous?
(a) Lucius.
(b) Mesomedes.
(c) Pancrates.
(d) Julian.

3. After the Jewish protests over Greek literature in schools, which of the following individuals lets his nephew die rather than accept a Greek doctor?
(a) Abraham.
(b) Isaac.
(c) Joshua.
(d) Ismael.

4. Upon returning to Athens after Antinous' death, with which friend does Hadrian stay?
(a) Phlegon.
(b) Hermogenes.
(c) Arrian.
(d) Theognis.

5. Which of the following individuals dies shortly after Hadrian names Lucius his successor?
(a) Servianus.
(b) Lucius.
(c) Sabina.
(d) Arrian.

Short Answer Questions

1. After his villa is complete, Hadrian gives a series of banquets and discovers a love for women playing which of the following instruments?

2. During the visit to the magician in Canopus, the animal sacrifice is drowned. To which god is drowning intended to send the sacrificed animal in this ritual?

3. At which city does Hadrian meet with a nameless priestess when he begins plans to establish the cult of Antinous?

4. Hadrian grows angry with a writer during his first discussions of his life at the villa and summons the writer to tell him that he is exiled. What is the writer's name?

5. When Hadrian and Antinous make their way to Mantinea they find that the temple to which god has fallen into ruins?

Short Essay Questions

1. When rumors begin to fly about the influence Lucius and Antinous must have over Hadrian, what reasons does he give that indicate these accusations are ridiculous?

2. Why, in "Disciplina Augusta, 211-233," does Hadrian decide to commission a new history of Rome?

3. Why does Antinous refuse to have his palm read a few days after the sacrifice on Mount Cassius?

4. Describe the three prospects Hadrian dismisses before finally settling on Lucius as his successor and why those three are dismissed.

5. In "Disciplina Augusta, 233-251," what causes the initial problems between the Roman troops and the Jewish residents of Jerusalem?

6. Why, when choosing a successor, does Hadrian settle on Lucius?

7. As Hadrian recounts the series of misunderstandings that lead to Jewish revolt in Jerusalem, what attitude does he take toward the Jews?

8. Why does Hadrian consider the time period after he first meets Antinous a Golden Age in his life?

9. What happens to Hadrian's secretary in "Disciplina Augusta, 211-233"?

10. Upon returning to Antioch after Antinous' death, what does Hadrian think of the people there?

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