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

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