Ancient Rome by letter: 'C'

Answer the questions about Ancient Rome; each answer begins with 'C'.
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One of the two generals at Philippi responsible for the assassination of Julius Caesar
Cassius
The nickname given to the son of Germanicus and third emperor
Caligula
Battle of 53 BCE where the Romans suffered a heavy defeat and legionary standards were captured by the Parthians
Carrhae
Fifth century BCE Roman general whose cognomen is the title of a Shakespeare play
Coriolanus
Hannibal's home city
Carthage
This emperor converted himself, and therefore the empire, to Christianity
Constantine
The name given to the junior emperors during the Tetrarchy
Caesar
Fourth emperor, and conqueror of Britannia
Claudius
Roman name for modern-day Scotland
Caledonia
Decisive battle of the Second Punic War, fought in 216 BCE; the Carthaginians were victorious
Cannae
The name for boots worn by Roman legionaries (plural)
Caligae
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Influential Roman poet, born 84 BCE, died 54 BCE
Catullus
Senator who ended many of his orations with 'Carthego delenda est'
Cato
Roman magistrate responsible for public morality, among other things
Censor
Distinguished patrician family, rivals of the Fabii and united with the Julii Caesares by Livia
Claudii
Known as Rome's wealthiest man, and one member of the First Triumvirate
Crassus
Famous politician, lawyer and orator of the late Republic
Cicero
The city established in 330 CE that would go on to become the capital of the Byzantine Empire
Constantinople
Goddess of agriculture, equivalent to the Greek Demeter
Ceres
The part of Gaul on the Roman side of the Alps
Cisalpine Gaul
Conspiracy against the consulship of Cicero
Catiline Conspiracy
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