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

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