Roman Emperors I-VII

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

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