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Armorica: Quiz

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Question 1: When the ________ were reorganized in the 4th century, Armorica (Tractus Armoricanus et Nervicanus) was placed under the second and third divisions of Lugdunensis.
HispaniaGallia BelgicaRoman provinceRoman Britain

Question 2: [6] These settlers, whether refugees or not, made their presence felt in the naming of the westernmost, Atlantic-facing provinces of Armorica, Cornouaille ("________") and Domnonea ("Devon").
WiltshireBristolPlymouthCornwall

Question 3: Martin Henig (2003) suggests that in Armorica as in sub-Roman Britain, "there was a fair amount of creation of identity in the ________.
Byzantine EmpireGermanic peoplesMigration periodEarly Middle Ages

Question 4: ________, in his Natural History (2.17.105), claims that Armorica was the older name for Aquitania, stating Armorica's southern boundary extended to the Pyrenees.
Roman NavyCastraPliny the ElderRoman Empire

Question 5: Nixon, the collapse of Roman power and the depredations of the ________ led Armorica to act "like a magnet to peasants, coloni, slaves and the hard-pressed" who deserted other Roman territories, further weakening them.
OstrogothsVisigothsVisigothic KingdomHispania

Question 6: The original designation was vague, including a large part of what became ________ in the 10th century and, in some interpretations, the whole of the coast down to the Pyrenees.
ProvenceAvignonBrittanyNormandy

Question 7: At the Battle of the Catalaunian Plains in 451 a Roman coalition led by General Flavius Aetius and the Visigothic King Theodoric I clashed violently with the Hunnic alliance commanded by King ________.
HunsEuropeAttila the HunHunnic Empire

Question 8: With western Armorica having already evolved into ________, the east was recast from a Frankish viewpoint as the Breton March under a Frankish marquis.
BrittanyNantesBreton peopleBreton language

Question 9: Under the Roman Empire, Armorica was administered as part of the province of Gallia Lugdunensis, which had its capital in ________, (modern day Lyons).
Ancient RomeClaudiusAugustusLugdunum

Question 10: The home village of the fictional comic-book hero ________ was located in Armorica during the Roman Empire; there, "indomitable Gauls" hold out against Rome.
Asterix the GaulAsterix and the GothsAsterixAsterix at the Olympic Games







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