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

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