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

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