Statistics for Roman History

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HintAnswer% Correct
Legendary founder of RomeRomulus
92%
First Roman EmperorAugustus
84%
Proclaimed dictator-for-life in 44 BC, assassinatedJulius Caesar
82%
Issued above decree, stabilized Empire, moved to capital of Eastern Roman EmpireConstantine
73%
Leader of slave uprising in southern Italy, killed by CrassusSpartacus
70%
Executive power in the Republic, two men held one year termsConsul
62%
Name by which the Eastern Roman Empire became knownByzantine Empire
59%
Roman orator who derided the above, was assassinated by Antony after above's deathCicero
57%
The Roman Empire reached its territorial height under his reignTrajan
49%
Roman general who ultimately triumphed in the Second Punic WarScipio
47%
Last of the "Five Good Emperors", wrote "Meditations"Marcus Aurelius
46%
Trojan ancestor of RomansAeneas
43%
Emperor who conquered BritainClaudius
40%
Naval battle at which Mark Antony and Cleopatra were defeatedActium
32%
Priestesses in whose temple the treasury was keptVestal Virgins
32%
Brothers who were assassinated due to calls for land reformGracchi
31%
Poet exiled by above for salacious work on seductionOvid
30%
Year of the Western Roman Empire's collapse476 AD
29%
Major Roman port at the mouth of the TiberOstia
29%
Roman orator who derided both Carthage and Greek customsCato
27%
Emperor who divided the Roman Empire into eastern and western halvesDiocletian
25%
Ill-fated general who lost 3 legions in Germany in 9 ADVarus
23%
Held the position of dictator long enough to defeat the enemy, then return to his fieldsCincinnatus
22%
Stoic philosopher and tutor to NeroSeneca
22%
Woman whose rape sealed the fate of the old Roman monarchyLucretia
21%
Last emperor of the Western Roman EmpireRomulus Augustulus
16%
Made Christianity the official faith of the Roman EmpireTheodosius
14%
Decree that legalized ChristianityEdict of Milan
12%
378 AD battle in which the Visigoths killed the emperor and a third of his armyAdrianople
11%
Emperor who extended citizenship to all free men in Roman EmpireCaracalla
11%

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