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

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