Roman Emperors I-VII

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

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