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Question 1: It is remarkable, however, as an almost solitary example of direct Latin influence on ________.
Greek literatureGreeksGreeceAegean civilizations

Question 2: of his compilation extant, but who probably lived during the temporary revival of letters under ________, at the beginning of the 10th century.
Constantine VIILeo VI the WiseRomanos INikephoros II

Question 3: Greek Anthology Loeb edition downloadable from the ________
Internet ArchiveAmazon KindleCalibre (software)Google Books

Question 4: The fourth or ________ style of epigrammatic composition was cultivated by the beaux-esprits of the court of Justinian.
Roman EmpireByzantine EmpireByzantine IconoclasmWestern Roman Empire

Question 5: The best versions of the Anthology ever made are the Latin renderings of select epigrams by ________.
Gottfried LeibnizJeremy BenthamJohn LockeHugo Grotius

Question 6: These and other collections made during the ________ are now lost.
Middle AgesHigh Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesLate Middle Ages

Question 7: His better pieces, however, are characterized by an austere ethical impressiveness, and his literary position is very interesting as that of an indignant but despairing opponent of ________.
Christian denominationBaptistEcumenismChristianity

Question 8: In the age of the emperor ________ (or Trajan, according to others) the work of Meleager was continued by another epigrammatist, Philippus of Thessalonica, who first employed the term anthology.
TiberiusClaudiusCaligulaAugustus

Question 9: The Hellenic proper, of which ________ (c.
Simonides of CeosBacchylidesPindarSappho

Question 10: The Greek Anthology (also called Anthologia Graeca or, sometimes, the Palatine Anthology) is a collection of poems, mostly epigrams, that span the classical and ________ periods of Greek literature.
Byzantine IconoclasmRoman EmpireByzantine EmpireWestern Roman Empire
















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