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Who was the first Roman Emperor?
Augustus
When was Julius Caesar assassinated?
Ides of March
How many Punic wars were there?
3 Three
Who were Romes adversaries in the Punic Wars?
Carthaginians
Who led elephants over the Alps to invade Rome?
Hannibal
When did rome first invade Britannia?
55BC
Who led the first invasion of Britannia?
Julius Caesar
What river did Julius Caesar cross with Roman legionaries from which there could be no going back?
Rubicon
Who were the fabled founders of Rome?
Romulus Remus
Who made his horse a member of the Senate?
Caligula
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How many legionaries were there in a Century?
80
Who did Decurions lead?
Cavalry
What was the Roman name for Gloucester?
Glevum
What was the Roman Capital of Britannia?
Camulodunum
Who was the Emperor who finally annexed Britannia to the Roman Empire?
Claudius
Name the two walls that were constructed north of modern day Newcastle on Tyne.
Hadrian's Antonine
The early Romans are reputed to have 'raped the Sabine women'; in this context what does 'rape' mean?
Abduction
What animal suckled the fabled founders of Rome?
Wolf
What was the given name for Augustus before he adopted that name?
Octavian
What does Caligula mean?
Little boots
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level 76
Dec 7, 2013
I think I answered the 3rd question "Carthage and Rome" but got no credit. I think I should have.
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level 33
Dec 8, 2013
My apologies, this is the second quiz I've authored ask I'm learning. It has been corrected to reflect your correct answer.
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level 71
Dec 8, 2013
Since it is a quiz about Rome, it might be enough to simply ask for "Rome's adversary in the Punic Wars." Fine quiz, BTW.
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level 33
Dec 9, 2013
I agree and I have amended it accordingly.
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level 45
Dec 22, 2016
Caligula is singular, not plural. I wrote small boot, but it was not accepted. For the death of Julius Caesar I wrote March 15, or 44BC, no acceptance.
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