Roman Emperors I-VII

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Who was a famous patron of poets, e.g., Vergil and Horace, and a close friend of Augustus?
What Roman emperor established his capital in what is today Istanbul?
Of what were Octavian, Antony, and Lepidus members?
What does the emperor Antonius' epithet 'Pius' mean?
What name has been given to the Roman empire in the East?
Whom did Nero blame for the fire of A.D. 64 in Rome?
What type of poetry did Propertius and Tibullus write?
What is an English word that means 'a eulogistic speech or writing'?
Who was the second Roman emperor?
What does Helvedius' epithet 'Pertinax' mean?
Who were the lead conspirators behind Caesar's assassination?
Who was the first Roman emperor?
Who is the author of the Ab Urbe Condita?
What is the more common name for the Flavian Amphitheater?
Upon crossing what river did Caesar utter, 'Iacta alea est'?
Who was the fifth Roman emperor?
What is the name of the port city of Rome?
Who is the author of the Metamorphoses?
In what year did Galba, Otho, Vitellius, and Vespasian all serve as emperor?
What does Caligula's name mean?
At what age did Nero begin his emperorship?
Events of what war does the Column of Trajan depict?
Who is the author of the Aeneid?
In what famous battle did the forces of Antony and Octavian defeat the forces of Brutus and Cassius in 42 B.C.?
Whose military forces did Octavian defeat at Actium in 31 B.C.?
Who was the son of Caesar and Cleopatra?
What Roman emperor had three hundred concubines and also killed his sister?
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Of what were Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey members?
What is the expression used to describe the Latin of Augustus' reign?
What was closed during times of war?
Whom did the emperor Nerva adopt as his son and heir?
What Roman emperor hired gladiators and German mercenaries so as to ensure the protection of the Roman empire?
What is the expression used to describe post-Augustan Latin of the first and second centuries?
What Roman emperor offered Roman citizenship to all free men within the Roman empire?
Who is the author of the Odes and Epodes?
What volcano erupted on August 24, A.D. 79, during Titus' reign?
To what form of philosophy was Marcus Aurelius attracted?
From what notable physical malady did the Roman emperor Claudius suffer?
Whose troops did Caesar defeat at Pharsalus in 48 B.C.?
Whom did Caligula promise to make a consul?
How old was Marcus Aurelius' son, Commodus, when became emperor?
What Roman general finished the siege of Jerusalem in A.D. 70?
What does 'pax Romana' mean?
What emperors of the second century A.D. afforded Christians protection from persecution?
What Roman emperor declared in A.D. 391 Christianity the only officially permissible religion within the Roman empire?
What Roman emperor began construction of the Flavian Amphitheater?
Who was the third Roman emperor?
What famous church council did Constantine convoke in A.D. 325?
What Roman emperor saw to the reconstruction of the Pantheon?
What is the title given to Augustus' account of his accomplishments?
Why primarily did Trajan have a massive road system developed within the Roman empire?
What wall was constructed to keep the Scots from making invasions into England?
What Roman emperor established the tertrarchy?
Under what Roman emperor did Britain become a province?

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