Late Rome

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Late Rome

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who were the limitanei?
    • A. 

      The frontier troops of the empire

    • B. 

      The mobile troops of the empire

    • C. 

      The reserve troops of the empire

    • D. 

      The imperial guard

  • 2. 
    What did the Romans refer the Huns as?
    • A. 

      The Hephalites

    • B. 

      The Massagetae

    • C. 

      The Alans

    • D. 

      The Herulians

  • 3. 
    Was Julian the Apostate pagan?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    When the western empire collapsed in 476AD, which was one of the successor Roman kingdoms that survived?
    • A. 

      The Kingdom of the Huns

    • B. 

      The Kingdom of the Jutes

    • C. 

      The Domain of Soissons

    • D. 

      The Kingdom of Athens

  • 5. 
    Who was the emperor that died in the disastrous battle of Adrianople?
    • A. 

      Emperor Valens

    • B. 

      Emperor Valentian

    • C. 

      Emperor Annatasius

    • D. 

      Emperor Honorius

  • 6. 
    What was fundamental change for the army’s tactics?
    • A. 

      The use of infantry as defensive, more usage of archers and heavy cavalry as well as ‘barbarian’ mercenaries.

    • B. 

      It didn’t change

    • C. 

      The change from maniples to cohorts

    • D. 

      The infantry used as defensive and the use of Greek Fire.

  • 7. 
    In which battle did Belisarius defeat the Sassanids?
    • A. 

      The Battle of Dara

    • B. 

      The Battle of Ad Decimum

    • C. 

      The Siege of Rome

    • D. 

      The Battle of Catalauian Plains

  • 8. 
    Who was the upstart Roman general that revolted against Emperor Honorius in 407?
    • A. 

      Constantine III

    • B. 

      Constantine the Great

    • C. 

      Procopius

    • D. 

      Julian the Apostate

  • 9. 
    The Tanuknids were foederati of the Romans
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    According to the Notitia Dignitatum, is this the Valentinianeses felices?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    According to the Notitia Dignitatum, which units were part of Magister Militum Praesentalis 1?
    • A. 

      Comites clibanarii

    • B. 

      Nervii

    • C. 

      Ioviani iuniores

    • D. 

      Equites quinto Dalmatae

    • E. 

      Ioviani seniores

    • F. 

      Comites Alani

  • 12. 
    Which Eastern Roman/Byzantine Emperor changed the state language to Greek?
    • A. 

      Heraclius

    • B. 

      Justinian

    • C. 

      Honorius

    • D. 

      Phocas

  • 13. 
    Which one of these Roman generals defended North Africa against the Moors(Mauri) in 534?
    • A. 

      Solomon

    • B. 

      Sunicas

    • C. 

      John the Armenian

    • D. 

      Mundus

  • 14. 
    Who was the last Roman Emperor who ruled both halves of the Empire undisputedly?(and also ruled it without a co-augustus)
    • A. 

      Theodosius I

    • B. 

      Maximian

    • C. 

      Valens

    • D. 

      Constans II