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

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