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

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