Dura-Europos Synagogue: Features & Preservation


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The synagogue Dura-Europos was located in which modern nation?

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1. There are many clues in the Dura-Europos synagogue which indicate a degree of acculturation with which empire?

2. From the outside, the Dura-Europos synagogue likely resembled what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz will determine what you know about the Dura-Europos synagogue. You'll answer questions on topics like the modern country where the synagogue was located and the empire to which it was likely acculturated.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following will be addressed on the quiz/worksheet:

  • Outside appearance of the Dura-Europos synagogue
  • The reason the frescoes inside the synagogue are surprising
  • Empire that the synagogue was acculturated to

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the Dura-Europos synagogue and how it's connected to an ancient empire
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the place where the synagogue was located and what it looked like from the outside
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the frescoes that were found in the synagogue

Additional Learning

To learn more, you can visit the lesson named Dura-Europos Synagogue: Features & Preservation. These points are covered by the lesson:

  • Discovery of the Dura-Europos synagogue
  • Details about its architecture
  • What was depicted in the artwork of the synagogue
  • How the synagogue was preserved
  • Modern day destruction of the site