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Clue Answer % Correct
City sacked by Roman armies under Titus Flavius in A.D. 70.Jerusalem
52.9%
City buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, A.D. 79.Herculaneum
49.8%
Rome's port city until the 4th century A.D.Ostia
42.5%
Reform-minded brothers who were assassinated in the late 2nd century B.C.The Gracchi
37%
Woman whose rape and suicide led to the expulsion of the last King of Rome.Lucretia
36.8%
Roman dictator who famously gave up farming to undertake a war against the Aequi in 458 B.C.(L. Quinctius) Cincinnatus
33.1%
Roman magistrates who oversaw matters of finance and the treasury.Quaestores
32.8%
Last battle of the 2nd Punic War, 202 B.C.Zama
32.4%
Modern name for the region unsuccessfully invaded by Aelius Gallus in about 25 B.C.Yemen
29.9%
Arvernian chieftain who defeated Julius Caesar at Gergovia.Vercingetorix
29.5%
Under the Roman calendar, the name given to the first day of each month.Kalendae
28.1%
The 2nd King of Rome, who ruled from 717 B.C. to 673 B.C.Numa Pompilius
18.8%
Hill on which were located the Gardens of Maecenas.Esquiline Hill
17.8%
Clue Answer % Correct
Emperor who re-fortified the city of Rome in the 3rd century A.D.Aurelian
17.1%
The people who defeated the Romans at the 'Battle' of the Caudine Forks, 321 B.C.Samnites
13.6%
2-word honorific bestowed on Cicero by the Senate for his role in uncovering the Catilinarian Conspiracy.Pater Patriae
12.3%
Aspect of Mars celebrated by a temple built at Rome under Augustus.Ultor ('Avenger')
12%
Formal, posthumous, condemnation by the Senate of a particularly disliked individual (e.g. The Emperor Domitian).Damnatio Memoriae
10.9%
The oldest Forum in the city of Rome (hint: cattle were sold there!).(Forum) Boarium
10.6%
Road which ran from Rome to Ariminum (Rimini).(Via) Flaminia
10.4%
Commonly-used cognomen of the Emperor Maximinus I. Thrax
9.4%
Series of speeches in which Cicero prosecuted a former governor of Sicily.In Verrem
6.8%
Battle at which Cn. Julius Agricola defeated the Caledonii in A.D. 83.Mons Graupius
6.2%
Modern name of the city of Colonia Ulpia Traiana, in Germany.Xanten
5.4%
Celtic tribe in Britain whose King, Cogidubnus, sided with the Romans during Claudius' invasion.Regnenses
4.2%
German historian who began the re-editing of Pauly's Realencyclop├Ądie der Classischen Altertumswissenschaft.(Georg) Wissowa
1.9%

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