Roman Emperors I-VII

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

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