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History of Christianity in Europe Trivia

How much do you know about the ancient, medieval and modern history of Christianity in Europe?
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Hint (Antiquity and Medieval)
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Island where St. Paul is said to have been shipwrecked
Malta
Country known as the "Eldest Daughter of the Church"
France
Country named after a Dalmatian saint fleeing the Diocletian Persecution
San Marino
Abbess from Kildare, one of the patron saints of Ireland, who shares the name of a Celtic goddess
St. Brigid
Irish saint who evangelized in Scotland
St. Columba
Byzantine Empress who opposed Chalcedonianism, and was accused of undermining the unity of Christendom
Theodora I
Saint regarded as the founder of Western Christian monasticism, who wrote the Rule
St. Benedict
First archbishop of Canterbury, the "Apostle to the English"
Augustine of Canterbury
Battle where Charles Martel defended France from the Muslim invasion
Battle of Tours
The attack on this monastery in 793 AD marks the beginning of the Viking Age
Lindisfarne
Archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen known as the "Apostle of the North"
St. Ansgar
Two brothers known as the "Apostles to the Slavs" who created an alphabet for Old Church Slavonic
Cyril and Methodius
First Norse king to convert to Christianity
Harald Klak
King responsible for Christianizing the Kievan Rus
Vladimir the Great
Grandmother of the previously mentioned king, venerated in the Orthodox Church as "Equal to the Apostles"
Olga of Kiev
City where St. Nicholas is said to be buried
Bari
Region of Greece which continued practicing paganism until the 11th century
Mani Peninsula
Ascetic movement founded in 1173 AD that spread into the Alps
Waldensians
Hint (Early Modern Era)
Answer
French city home to seven successive popes in the 14th century
Avignon
Last European country to convert to Christianity, in 1387 AD
Lithuania
Leader of the Bohemian Reformation, which the Moravian Church claims descent from
Jan Hus
City where Martin Luther was declared a heretic following an imperial diet
Worms
City where radical Anabaptists attempted to establish a communal government
Munster
Former priest from Frisia who founded an Anabaptist movement
Menno Simons
Queen of Navarre who led the Huguenots
Jeanne d'Albret
Founder of the Methodist Church
John Wesley
Ethnic group in Scandinavia that converted to Christianity in the 18th century
Sami
Hint (Modern Era)
Answer
Country which experienced a revival in 1904-1905
Wales
City in which the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to three children in 1917
Fatima
Country which officially declared Jesus its king in 2016
Poland
Largest church in the world for more than 1000 years
Hagia Sophia
Former mosque that later became the largest cathedral in the world
Seville Cathedral
City where the relics of the Magi are said to be resting
Cologne
Church which claims to house relics of the Crown of Thorns, True Cross, Holy Lance, among others
Notre-Dame de Paris
Formerly Christian country where only 10% of the population identifies as Christian today
Czechia
At 99% Christian, it is the most Christian country in the world after the Holy See
Romania
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