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Can you name the Roman Emperors?

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

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