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1

Which building has Caesar, Mars and Venus at its centre?

The forum of Augustus

2

Who did Augustus dedicate a temple to on the Palatine hill?

Apollo

3

Who was Romulus and Remus' father?

Mars

4

When was the first punic war?

264 BC

5

When was the second punic war?

218 BC

6

When was the third punic war?

149 BC

7

What did Virgil's family lose after the civil wars?

Their farms and land

8

What is the word for ancestral customs?

Mas Maoirum

9

On the Ara Pacis who is Augustus depicted as?

Priests

10

What did Augustus build at the site of Actium?

A temple

11

What was the profession of Virgil's family?

Farmers

12

What are the name of Virgil's other two famous works?

The eclogues and The georgiaus

13

When was the battle of Actium?

31

14

Who was defeated at Actium?

Antony

15

What is the main purpose of the Aeneid?

To legitimise Augustus' rule

16

When did Virgil die?

19 BC

17

How long did Virgil spend writing the Aeneid?

11/12 years

18

Who authorised the publication of the Aeneid?

Augustus