Roman Emperors I-VII

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Can you name the Roman Emperors?

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

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