Impossible Roman History

Not for the faint of heart. Try to answer these difficult questions from Roman history.
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Last updated: November 22, 2018
First submittedJune 11, 2016
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Opposite of a plebeian
Patrician
He was called the
"Third Founder of Rome"
Gaius Marius
Types of magistrates in the
Roman Republic
Aedile
Censor
Consul
(Governor)
Praetor
(Promagistrate)
Quaestor
Tribune
Bodyguard of a magistrate. Carried
a staff called a fasces
Lictor
Cognomen of Marcus Tullius
Cicero
This class of people was just below
the Senatorial Order in rank
Equestrian Order
This region had Transalpine
and Cisalpine parts
Gaul
Era of the Empire that came after
the Principate
Dominate
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Latin for "head of the family"
Paterfamilias
Centermost hill of Rome
Palatine Hill
This emperor established a tetrarchy
of four rulers
Diocletian
The original laws of the Roman Republic
Twelve Tables
When the early Romans needed women,
they stole them from this tribe
Sabines
This city was Rome's seaport
Ostia
Censorious senator who ended speeches
with "Carthage must be destroyed"
Cato
Romulus and Remus were descended
from this Trojan hero
Aeneas
This stammering emperor followed Caligula
Claudius
Wife of Augustus during his reign
Livia
Dynasty of Vespasian, Titus, and Domitian
Flavians
The Empire reached its maximum extent
in the reign of this emperor
Trajan
Two cities destroyed by Mt. Vesuvius
Pompeii
Herculaneum
Ancient Roman goddess of war
Bellona
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Level 65
Sep 16, 2016
I got 20. I love this quiz, great job.
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Level 65
Oct 30, 2016
24 now. I've been reading the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
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Level 77
Aug 13, 2018
26 points, shame it isn't eligible for points, great quiz