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

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