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

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