Roman Emperors I-VII

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

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