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

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