Gregory the Wonderworker
Established the boundary line between the eastern and western Roman empires
Accepted the Nestorian view of the solely divine nature of Jesus
Settled a bloody civil war and reunited Rome
Decided that Jesus possessed both human and divine natures
Of their claim to be spiritual descendants of St. Peter
Of religious differences with the patriarch of Constantinople
Both of their claim to be spiritual descendants of St. Peter and of their position in the original imperial capital of Rome
Of their position in the original imperial capital of Rome
Confucianism became much more popular
Christianity became one of the most important religions in China
Daoism and Buddhism became much more popular
Hindu thought began to have a profoundly important influence in China
The building of large, imperial states and the construction of roads and bridges
The end of tribal warfare and the emergence of salvation religions
The spread of popular government and the development of navigation technologies
The emergence of a common currency and the creation of large city-states
Mariners could use this knowledge to establish trade links and sail safely throughout the Indian Ocean basin.
Merchants needed to know when hurricane season was coming so they could avoid travel during that dangerous season.
Luxury products could be more carefully handled in ship holds with knowledge of impending storms.
Governments could plan when ships would arrive, so they could have tax collectors ready to assess tariffs.
Practices of baptism and communion as daily duties for devout believers.
Work of eastern merchants to spread Christianity along silk road trade routes.
Belief that ascetism and withdrawal from secular society were the ideal manifestations of a Christian life.
Diaspora of Jews and their strict reliance on dietary and marriage laws.
Was based on a strong missionary and conversion movement similar to the cult of Isis.
Was seen as a threat to public order and was suspected as a threat from an outside nation.
Denied the divinity of the emperors and supported individual freedom of conscience.
Promoted violence among the dissatisfied slave classes and contributed to slave revolts.
New products were developed to fight disease and carefully traded along the silk roads.
New products were developed to fight disease and carefully traded along the silk roads
Persia escaped the fate of China and Rome
People were encouraged to explore and settle in new lands
Augustine of Hippo
Constantine the Great
It was a strategic site which linked the western empire with the increasingly wealthy east
It made it easier to protect the vast empire with a more centralized capital city
He wanted to build a new city to honor the Christian God, as he had just converted to Christianity
The city of Rome had been sacked by the Visigoths and it was too expensive to rebuild on that site
The invasions by nomads from the north
The plagues and diseases which came to china along the silk roads
A military coup led by dissatisfied generals and the assassination of the last emperor
None of these are correct
The collapse of imperial power coincided with the demographic impact of epidemic disease and external threats
Invasion by fierce northern nomads brought diseases which undermined the existing social order
New religious traditions threatened the existing social order
An unchecked military and constant threat of invasion
War and nomadic invasion decimated the Chinese capital city but Rome avoided destruction
Buddhism became less popular in China while Christianity remained strong in Rome
Han China was formally divided into three large kingdoms but Rome survived in its eastern realm for more than a thousand years
Peasant unrest and insurrection plagued the late Han dynasty, but Rome resolved its land distribution issues through the use of latifundia
Popularity of the religions of salvation and prayer rites
Adoption of eastern ascetic practices in the formation of Christian monasteries
Practices of communion and confession in religious services
Practices of animal sacrifice and self-mortification