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Question 1:
What role did Alan McKee play in the telemovie Anno Domini?
The Stranger
The Young Man
The Priest
The Minister

Question 2:
Who played The Stranger the telemovie Anno Domini?
Ewan McGregor
Tim Loane
Ewan McGregor
Mark Mulholland

Question 3: Byzantine chroniclers like ________, George Syncellus, and Theophanes dated their years from Annianus' creation of the World.
Orthodox ChurchCatholic ChurchMaximus the ConfessorMonothelitism

Question 4:
Who played The Priest the telemovie Anno Domini?
Ewan McGregor
Tim Loane
Mark Mulholland
Mark Mulholland

Question 5: Traditionally, English has copied ________ usage by placing the abbreviation before the year number for AD; since BC is not derived from Latin it is placed after the year number (for example: 68 BC, but AD 2010).
Vulgar LatinLatinRoman EmpireOld Latin

Question 6: The Era of Martyrs, which numbered years from the accession of ________ in 284, who launched the last yet most severe persecution of Christians, was used by the Church of Alexandria, and is still used officially by the Coptic church.
DiocletianConstantine IMaximianGalerius

Question 7: The ________ states that Jesus was born during the reign of the Emperor Augustus and while Cyrenius (or Quirinius) was the governor of Syria (2:1–2).
Gospel of LukeGospel of MarkGospel of JohnGospel of Matthew

Question 8: For decades, it has been the unofficial global standard, recognized by international institutions such as the ________ and the Universal Postal Union.
Israel, Palestine, and the United NationsUnited Nations Security CouncilUnited NationsUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Question 9: The ________ historian the Venerable Bede, who was familiar with the work of Dionysius, used Anno Domini dating in his Ecclesiastical History of the English People, finished in 731.
Anglo-SaxonsAnglesFrisiansGermanic peoples

Question 10: Blackburn & Holford-Strevens briefly present arguments for 2 BC, 1 BC, or AD 1 as the year Dionysius intended for the Nativity or ________.


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