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Evagrius Ponticus: Quiz


Question 1: This vision made him flee from the capital and head for ________.

Question 2: He fell gravely ill and only after he resolved to move to the deserts of ________ was he restored to health.

Question 3: XI: ________, Vincent of Lerins, John Cassian.
Editio princepsCanaanSulpicius SeverusChristianity

Question 4: The eight patterns of evil thought are gluttony, Greed, sloth, sorrow, ________, anger, vainglory, and pride.

Question 5: Other significant figures influenced by Evagrius include: John Climacus, ________, Benedict (the founder of the Order of St.
Maximus the ConfessorOrthodox ChurchCatholic ChurchMonothelitism

Question 6: Like the other Cappadocian fathers Gregory of Nazianzus and Basil of Caesarea, Evagrius was an avid student of ________ (c.
Church FathersEarly ChristianityOrigenJerome

Question 7: When Emperor ________ convened the Second Ecumenical Council in 381 A.D., Evagrius participated, despite Gregory's premature departure.
Constantine IValentinian IITheodosius IDiocletian

Question 8: These speculative teachings were declared heretical by the ________ in 553 A.D.
Second Council of ConstantinopleCouncil of ChalcedonFirst Council of ConstantinopleFirst Council of Ephesus

Question 9: He began his career in the church as a lector under Basil before joining Gregory of Nazianzus in ________, where he was promoted to deacon and eventually to archdeacon.
Byzantine navyByzantine EmpireHagia SophiaConstantinople

Question 10: He was born into a Christian family in the small town of Ibora, in the Roman province of ________.


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