Roman Emperors I-VII

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

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