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Question 1:
Where did Ambrose die?
Milan, Italy
Tacloban City, Philippines
Riga
Stockholm, Sweden

Question 2:
Where does Sassanid Empire come from?
United States
Scotland
Iran
Romania

Question 3: Unlike later strictures on ________, celibacy in Late Antique Christianity sometimes took the form of abstinence from sexual relations after marriage, and it came to be the expected norm for urban clergy.
Clerical celibacyCatholic ChurchProtestant ReformationEcumenical council

Question 4:
What family does Gothic language belong to?

Question 5: On the other hand, authors such as ________ (4th cent.) or Procopius of Caesarea (6th cent.) were able to keep the tradition of classical historiography alive.
Sassanid EmpireConstantius IIAmmianus MarcellinusJulian the Apostate

Question 6: The continuities between the later Roman empire, as it was reorganized by ________ (r.
Constantine IDiocletianMaximianGalerius

Question 7: Greek poets of the late antique period included Antoninus Liberalis, Quintus Smyrnaeus, ________, Romanus the Melodist and Paul the Silentiary.
NonnusHeraDionysusHeracles

Question 8: De Nuptiis Mercurii et Philologiae (The Marriage of Mercury and Philology) of Martianus Capella, and the De Arithmetica, De Musica, and ________ of Boethius—both later key works in Medieval education).
PlatoConsolation of PhilosophyPhilosophyGeoffrey Chaucer

Question 9: In the field of literature, Late Antiquity is known for the declining use of classical Greek and Latin, and the rise of literary cultures in Syriac, Armenian, Arabic, Coptic, vulgar Latin and, eventually, Romance ________.
English languageGerman languageDialectDialect continuum

Question 10: As the Soldier Emperors such as ________ (r.
Marcus AureliusMaximinus I (Thrax)DiocletianConstantine I
















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