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Roman name for France

Gaul

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Roman wall in Scotland

Hadrian's wall

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Tiberius' dates as Emperor

14-37AD

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Roman comic playwrights

Plautus; Terence

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Roman-Carthage wars

Punic wars

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Caesar's message to rome

"Veni - Vidi - Vici"

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Who was Roman Emperor 37-41AD?

Caligula

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Praetorian Guard leader

Prefect

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Caligula's dates as emperor

37-41AD

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Roman Rebel Slave leader

Spartacus

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Who was Roman Emperor 117-138 AD?

Hadrian

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Roman naturalist - wrote of Mt. Vesuvius eruption

Pliny the Elder

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who was Roman Emperor 27BC to 14AD?

Augustus

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Roman public gathering

Forum

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Roman Imperial Guards

Praetorian Guards

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Nero's mother

Aggrapina

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Who was Roman Emperor 54-68AD?

Nero

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Roman ruling body

Senate

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Roman priestesses

Vestal Virgins

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Claudius' dates as Emperor

41-54AD

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Who was Roman Emperor 98-117 AD?

Trajan

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Roman Astronomer

Ptolemy

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When was Caesar Assassinated?

March 15 - 44 BC

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Roman tax collector

Publican

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First Triumvirate of Rome

Julius Caesar; Crassus; and Pompey

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Hadrian's dates as Emperor

117-138 AD

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Noble class of Rome

Patrician

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Judean military governor - 26-36 AD

Pontius Pilot

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Augustus' dates as emperor

27BC to 14AD

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Constantine's dates as Roman Emperor

306-337 AD

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Judean military governor - 37-4 BC

Herod (The Great)

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Nero's dates as Emperor

54-68AD

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River that Caesar crossed

Rubicon

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64 AD event in Roman history

Fire in Rome

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Roman inner courtyard

Atrium

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Roman name for Wales

Cambria

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Roman Commoner

Plebeian

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Who was Roman Emperor 14-37AD?

Tiberius

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79 AD event in Roman history

Eruption of Vesuvius

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Another term for the Roman Colosseum

Flavian Amphitheater

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Roman orator - statesman - philosopher

Cicero

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Roman name for Ireland

Hibernia

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Roman peace

Pax Romana

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Who was Roman Emperor 41-54AD?

Claudius

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Roman name for Scotland

Caledonia

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Roman road

Appian Way

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Who Was Roman Emperor 306-337 AD?

Constantine

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Trajan's dates as Roman Emperor

98-117 AD

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Author of _Aeneid_

Virgil

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Color of trim on Roman togas

purple