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SAT® Subject Test in World History

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Papal Power

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Which of the following MOST contributed to the early growth in papal power in Western Europe up to 600 C.E.?

A

The political turmoil that emerged after the fall of Rome.

B

The martyrdom of Christians.

C

The strong imperial rule of the Church by the emperor.

D

The hardships of peasant life.

E

The economic recovery that was underway soon after the fall of Rome.