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

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