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HY Western Civ

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HY Western Civ HY 101

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Western Civ To 1648
Thomas Jennings
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HY 101, Western Civ, test review
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by JS24 on Monday March 28, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to HY 101 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Thomas Jennings in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 39 views. For similar materials see Western Civ To 1648 in History at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.


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Date Created: 03/28/16
03/28/2016 ▯ Test 2 on Greece ▯ ▯ Commodus – Emperor of Rome – Lost a portion of Mesopotamia – Rome is starting to contract and now on a decline ▯ ▯ 211 AD – crisis of the century ▯ ▯ Septimius Severus – increases size of army by almost 100k men ▯ Under Severus taxes rise massively ▯ Crisis of Third Century – succession of really bad emperors (don’t live long, bad policies, cruel, etc) – within 60 year period go through around 15 emperors ▯ Mt. Vesuvius ▯ Destroys Pompey, Herculaneum, Oplontis ▯ Pompey more of a luxurious city – resort city ▯ Pompey perfectly preserved because of pyroclastic flow and rain storm ▯ ▯ ▯ Rise Of Christianity ▯ Jesus Christ (Jesus of Nazareth) ▯ Jesus was suppose to be the messiah for the jews ▯ Virgin mary gave birth to Jesus as son of god – Joseph ▯ Jesus taught new doctrine – of love and equality ▯ First ancient universal religion ▯ Saul of Tarus – given task of tracking down and eliminating Christians ▯ Changes name to St. Paul after changing to Christianity ▯ Deacons ▯ Presbyters/Priest ▯ Bishops – would tavel between cities and talk between eachother to keep Christianity in tact and on the same page in regard to doctrine ▯ If a sect is isolated there ideas develop radically ▯ ▯ Baptism ▯ Agape ▯ The Eucharist (communion) ▯ ▯ catholic vs. Catholic ▯ Catholicism one of earliest sects of Christianity ▯ Orthodox – have to minimally believe in certain things to be a Christian ▯ ▯ Christianity ▯ 5 Good Emperors Period – not many executions ▯ Gnosticism ▯ Believe God is 0% man – 100% god (Christianity 100% Man – 100% god) ▯ ▯ (284-305) – Diocletian – almost single handedly saved the Romans who were in a pit for the past hundred years ▯ First thing he did was implement that they name a successor who is respectable ▯ His was Galerius ▯ Diocletian adds co-emperor -> Maximina – who also has his own successor  Constantius ▯ ^^ Tetrarchy ▯ Brings stability, most treats put down, made safe to travel ▯ Diocletian great Roman ruler except to one group…Christians ▯ Diocletian want to have a Gladiator match at night (for the first time), he lit the arena by crucifying and burning around 6000 Christians to provide light --- people immediately turned of ▯ For the first time people had sympathy for Christians ▯ Diocletians actions accidently doubled the amount of Christians ▯ (305-337) Constantine – Last great Roman Emperor ▯ determines that Rome is not a safe city ▯ Moves capital to the city of Byzantium (Constantinople) ▯ On a narrow ocean passage ▯ Rome looses everything (diminishes to around 10,000) ▯ Rome used to be at its heights at 1 million ▯ Council of Nicaea (325 AD) ▯ After Constantine the west in abanded ▯ Nothing Changes in the East (except for the name – Byzantine Empire) ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯


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