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Patrician (post-Roman Europe): Quiz

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Question 1: Besides wealthy merchant burghers, they were recruited from the ranks of ________, administrators and ministeriales; the latter two groups were accepted even when they were not freemen.
WürzburgSchweinfurtNurembergImperial Knight

Question 2: ________ was ruled by a series of Patricians, the last of whom was elected Duke.
Nocera InferioreSalernoAltavilla SilentinaAmalfi

Question 3: Some cities, such as ________ and Rome, which had never been republics, also had patrician classes, though most holders also had noble titles.
FlorenceCampaniaItalyNaples

Question 4: In the 9th and 10th centuries, the Byzantine emperors strategically used the title of patrikios to gain the support of the native princes of southern Italy in the contest with the ________ for control of the region.
Louis the PiousCarolingian EmpireCharlemagneFrancia

Question 5: In forging the alliance that won the Battle of the Garigliano in 915, the Byzantine ________ Nicholas Picingli granted the title to John I and Docibilis II of Gaeta and Gregory IV and John II of Naples.
LochagosNavarchStrategosTaxiarch

Question 6: Other families belong to the patriciate because they are held in the same regard and respect as the ________ but for certain reasons never where ennobled.
SerfdomGentryNobilitySocial class

Question 7: Instead, they would point to their belonging to certain families or "houses", as documented for ________, Frankfurt am Main and Nuremberg, among other cities.
DortmundCologneHamburgBremen

Question 8: The allegiance of the ________ was bought in 887 by investing Prince Guaimar I, and again in 955 from Gisulf I.
Byzantine EmpirePrincipality of SalernoDuchy of BeneventoKingdom of Italy (medieval)

Question 9: Subsequently "patrician" became a vaguer term used for aristocrats and elite ________ in many countries.
Social classRuling classBourgeoisieWorking class

Question 10: Patricianship, the quality of belonging to a patriciate, began in the ancient world, where cities such as ________ had a class of patrician families whose members were the only people allowed to exercise many political functions.
Roman RepublicAncient RomeRoman EmpireClassical antiquity







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