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Ancient Rome Trivia

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1. Roman governor of Judea - one of the men responsible for Jesus's death






2. Period of piece in Rome 200 years






3. Leader of the Seleucid Empire - alliances with Macedon






4. Popular speaker said to be the son of God - tried to reform Jewish religion - accidentally started Christianity






5. Hadrian's heir. Rule was boring besides Rome's 900th anniversary






6. General for Roman army - captures Jugurtha - 6 times consul - 5 times in a row - was taken over by Sulla - he was exiled from Rome






7. Son of Vespian helps him (Vespian) in the 'war' where the Jewish zealots proclaimed war on the Roman soldiers






8. Marcus Aurelius' heir - open about his male lover his men killed him






9. Fought in Cannae - the Carthaginians won because they attacked the Romans from 4 sides






10. Leader of the Praetorian Guard - planned to take over once Tiberius died. Tiberius found out and killed him.






11. Son of Vespian helps him (Vespian) in the 'war' where the Jewish zealots proclaimed war on the Roman soldiers






12. Constantine's law that makes Christianity legal in Rome and declared that Christians must be tolerated






13. Proud






14. Got raped by Tarquin the Younger's son - it is how Tarquin's rule came to an end.






15. One of the conspirators of Caesar's assination






16. The second town that Numitor ruled






17. Many Jews that thought Jesus was a Messiah - and that he was going to oppose the Roman government






18. Cannot propose laws but can veto laws - 10 in the Government - Serve for one year






19. King of Britain - fought against Rome






20. Lowest class of people - usually farmers






21. Senator who traveled to Carthage to tell the Numidia to leave Carthage alone then he discover they had great resources - and he told rome about it and it started the 3rd Punic War - he kept on saying Carthago Delenda Est which means Carthage must be






22. Moment you can never you can take back - Caesar crossed itr






23. Caesar's great nephew forms the 2nd Triumvirate - youngest consul in history of Rome - becomes emperor of Rome






24. Major enemy with Rome - allianced on and off with Rome






25. Tyrant of Syracuse used his power unjustly






26. Civic duty - public affairs






27. Military power of the emperor






28. Marcus Aurelius' heir - open about his male lover his men killed him






29. Hadrian's heir. Rule was boring besides Rome's 900th anniversary






30. Emperor after Civil war - killed his brother/co-emperor - makes everyone within the boarders citizens






31. Marcus Aurelius' younger brother and co-emperor - fought against Parthia - died in the epidemic (seizures)






32. Civic duty - public affairs






33. German Chieftain who overthrows Romulus Augustus and declares himself king of Italy






34. Military commander of the Emperor






35. Greek colony






36. Town ruled by king Numitor






37. Battle between Pompey and Caesar - Caesar wins






38. Religious power of the Emperor






39. Overall amazing - treats senate well - military guy - fair rule - campaigns for good of Rome - conquers Armenia don't ask/don't tell policy for Christians






40. Grandson of Scipio Africanus - fought against Carthage and defeated the whole civilization






41. Brother of Titus became imperator by Praetorian Guard and princep by the Senate - he soon disregarded the Senate and merely did everything for the people of Rome - had people start referring to him as dominus et dues meaning Lord of God - first ruler






42. Bad nephew of Survius Tullius. Took the throne by force and killed many people.






43. Proud






44. Caesar and Cleopatra's illegitimate son






45. War between Constantine and Maxentius - where it was fought






46. African kingdom - that allies with Rome






47. Leader of the Seleucid Empire - alliances with Macedon






48. The second town that Numitor ruled






49. Anointed one - Jewish term for savior






50. Roman governor of Judea - one of the men responsible for Jesus's death