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Which is the only Latin-rights colony yet known which had a Capitolium?
Where was the most complete copy of Augustus’ Res Gestae discovered?
Where did Augustus erect obelisks in Rome?
What is the term for the private partnerships that collected taxes for the Roman state?
What was the final end of Spartacus?
Name three major sieges conducted by Caesar in Gaul.
Which Greek colony in Gaul appealed to Rome for help against Carthaginian expansion?
Which city led Greek opposition to Carthage in Sicily?
In what part of the city were located the gardens and auditorium of Maecenas?
Which is the most complete list of consuls to survive from Antiquity?
Where was the temple of Mars Ultor located?
When did Sulla march on Rome?
Who was ‘the noblest Roman’ who overthrew the last king?
Where was Marius born?
Who were the members of the so-called second triumvirate?
With which people did the Romans fight three big wars in the mid 4th to early 3rd centuries?
Where were the Lucani located?
When did Gaius Gracchus die?
What word is used to describe the adoption and adaption of Greek culture in Italy?
What prominent weapon of war was described by Caesar in use in Britain?
What part of the domus was used by the patron to hold audience (salutatio)?
Who were the main barbarian enemies of Pergamon?
Whom did the Romans put in command of the war against the pirates in 67 BC
What were the first three permanent theatres built in Rome?
When was the valley of the Forum drained and paved?
Which was the largest venue for public entertainment in Augustan Rome?
What was Sulla's nomen/gentilicium?
When did Sulla die?
Which city was traditionally said to have founded Carthage?
Where was Sulla between 87 and 83 BC?
Name the most famous sculpture of a Gallic warrior to survive from Antiquity.
Name the Numidian king who assisted the Romans in the Second Punic War.
Which king left his kingdom to Rome in 133 BC? Which kingdom was it?
Which island became the first formal Roman province?
Which Greek island became the site of a major slave-market?
Into how many regiones did Augustus divide Rome?
Name the two battles in which Marius defeated the Cimbri and Teutones?
Name the city in Spain that appealed to Rome for help against Hannibal.
What was the Latin name for the agricultural land owned in common by the Roman people?
Which two magistrates took the secular powers of the King?
What was minimum financial requirement for membership in the equestrian order?
In what year were the Roman standards lost in 53 BC recovered from the Parthians?
What law gave Pompey extraordinary imperium during the Third Mithridatic War?
What list is thought to have been inscribed on the Parthian Arch of Augustus?
What is the traditional date of the sack of Rome by the Gauls?
When did the battle of Zama take place? Who was the Roman commander?
What is the name for the Greek part of southern Italy?
Which Roman wrote a manual on farming in the second century BC? What was it called?
How many times was Marius consul?
What word is used to describe the process by which Roman culture spread through Italy?
Who proposed granting citizenship to the Italians in 91 BC?
In what year was Cicero consul?
How many names did a Roman citizen have?
What four military innovations have been ascribed to Marius?
What name was given to the lowest census class of Romans, normally ineligible for conscription to the legions?
What city in southern Italy called Rome to its aid in 284 BC?
Name the two orders of Early Roman Society.
Which decree gave the consuls the power to do whatever was necessary to protect the Republic?
In what language did Fabius Pictor write?
What god was honoured by Augustus with a temple next to his house?
Where was M. Licinius Crassus defeated by the Parthians?
What Latin term did Romans use to refer to all Italians who were not Roman citizens or Latins?
The conquest of which city in 272 BC left Rome in control of southern Italy?
When was the Celtiberian stronghold of Numantia finally captured?
What prestigious weapon of war did Pyrrhus bring over to Italy?
Which Roman repeatedly argued that ‘Carthage must be destroyed’?
Who was banned from taking part in the assembly of the plebs?
Which assembly was responsible for electing consuls
Where was Cicero born?
Which order of Roman citizens gained the right to sit in a jury under Gaius Gracchus’ laws?
What conspiracy did Cicero thwart during his consulship
Name the ‘client king’ who was friends with both Marcus Antonius and Octavian.
In what year was Octavius named ‘Augustus’ by the Senate?
What monument bore the longest sculpted frieze known from antiquity?
Name the two riverine port and market districts.
When was the office of tribune created?
How many legiones were lost by Varus in Germany, and where?
How is Roman landscape surveying referred to in the modern literature?
In what year was dedicated the altar of Augustan Peace (ara Pacis Augustae)?
When did votes of the concilium plebis become binding on the whole Roman people?
Name the Roman consul sent to intervene on the mercenaries’ behalf.
What monument from the 2nd c. BC shows a Roman sacrifice and the marriage of Poseidon and Amphitrite?
When did the battle of Cannae take place?
Name the Roman consul who was awarded the first Triumph for a naval victory in 260 BC.
What important legislation was issued by the decemviri in 450 BC?
Name the two tribes which dominated Gaul.
What treaty between Rome and the Latins traditionally took place in 493?
How did the Romans refer to their concrete building technique?
Name the locations of two Italian terraced sanctuaries.
What is the traditional date for the foundation of the city?
What name is used for the surveying instrument which set out right-angled lines of sight?
Which two kings are usually said to have built the temple of Jupiter on the Capitol?
Name the tribunes of the plebs who temporarily imprisoned the consuls in 138 BC.
Where did the rebel Italians establish a capital?
Where were the Boii located?
What does the abbreviation ‘F.’ stand for on Roman inscriptions?
Which local officials were in charge of the cult of the Lares Augusti in Rome?
What was the traditional name for the walls of Rome built in the 4th c. BC?
Which Numidian king was defeated by Marius and Sulla in 105 BC?
What was the minimum financial requirement for entrance into the senatorial order?
Who were the members of the First Triumvirate?
What is the name for Roman measuring and dividing up of the countryside?
How large was the Roman senate after Sulla's reforms?
Where was Cicero’s house?
Name the former consul who championed improved rights for the Italians alongside Gaius Gracchus.
Which controversial tribune of the plebs was killed in 100 BC?
Name an island or group of islands colonised by Carthage.
What is the region around Rome called?
In 289/9 BC, a city in Sicily was seized by mercenaries. Which city? Who were the mercenaries?
What were the two main types of colonies of Rome?
Where was Cato the Elder born?
What were the two materials on which most literary sources were originally written?
What list serves as crucial source for the history of the consulship?
What Etruscan city was destroyed by Rome in 396 BC?
In what building at Pompeii was the Alexander Mosaic found?
What is the name of the Augustan law that regulated seating in the theatre?
What was the main Roman road which ran along the Po Valley up to Placentia?
Who was Augustus’ main helper in administrating Rome?
What is the Latin name for the head of a familia?
What type of collective tomb became popular in the Augustan period?
What language was still spoken in large parts of Campania until the 1st century BC?
Which legendary king is traditionally seen as having reorganized Roman political participation and citizenship?
Where in Rome was Julius Caesar assassinated?
What war was fought from 91 to 88 BC?
When did the Romans destroy Carthage? Who was the Roman commander?
How was the Alpine conquest monumentalized?
In what part of the Forum was the Lapis Niger located?
The temples by the start of the triumphal route are known by what collective Mediaeval name?
What was nexum?
Give an example of a Roman of the third or second century BC whose career exceeded the normal limits on progression and/or repeat offices.
What concession did the Romans make after the Social War?
When did the First Punic War end?
How many tribunes of the plebs were there in the second century BC?
In which year did the Gauls sack Rome?
What kingdom did Pyrrhus rule?
When did Tiberius Gracchus die?
Name the two principal libraries of the Hellenistic world.
In which year was the Roman Republic founded?
In what year did Caesar celebrate his multiple triumph?
What did the Romans call the Po valley region?
What new system of citizenship was created in 338?

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