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

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