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Can you name the Roman Emperors?

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

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