Ancient History by Letter 'A'

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Last updated: March 15, 2015
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First Roman Emperor, he established Pax Romana
This city fought against Sparta in the Peloponnesian War
The hill in Greece where the Parthenon stands
The most famous mathematician of Ancient Greece
Nation of all-female warriors in Greek mythology
King of Macedonia, he cut the Gordian Knot
Alexander the Great
The protagonist of the Iliad, his only weakness was his heel
He commanded Greek armies during he Trojan War
31 BC Battle where Mark Antony and Cleopatra were defeated
Battle of Actium
Hunnic ruler who terrorized Rome in the 5th century AD
Attila the Hun
Visigoth leader who sacked Rome in 410 AD
Alaric the Visigoth
The God of light and sun in Roman and Greek mythology
Nineveh was the capital of this Mesopotamian Empire
Assyrian Empire
What the Romans built to bring water into the city
Jackal-headed Egyptian God of the Necropolis
Mountains where Hannibal marched his elephants
The Alps
What Julius Caesar said after crossing the Rubicon
Alea iacta est
This 378 AD battle saw the beginning of the end of the Roman Empire
Battle of Adrianople
Ancient Greek slave who "wrote" many fables
A.D. In the year of our lord
Anno Domini
Level 80
Jan 14, 2015
Nicely done, never heard of Adrianople. But I would accept "Assyria" and "Akropolis."
Level 68
Feb 25, 2015
Awesome quiz
Level 77
Mar 15, 2015
Great quiz, but it's "capital", not "capitol" for the Nineveh question.
Level 21
Mar 15, 2015
I fixed it. Thank you for your help. Please keep commenting on my quizzes so that you can motivate me to finish sooner!
Level 84
Sep 9, 2016
I found the last question/hint very confusing. I knew the answer but had no idea what I was supposed to type.
Level 77
Dec 21, 2019
Only just got to this one on a lucky dip. Good quiz, with a good mix - should be featured.
Level 57
Nov 10, 2021
'Iacta Alea Est' is the more common form.