Roman Emperors I-VII

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

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