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The Roman Empire (60 BCE-160 CE)

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1. The chief threat to Rome's eastern borders in the 160s were the

2. In the time of Marcus Aurelius, the method of imperial succession was

3. Who were the first Germanic Barbarians to invade Roman lands and when?

4. Who was Caligula's successor, and how did he become Emperor?

5. The Flavian emperors were of what background?

6. Augustus' reforms did not include

7. Pax Romana refers to

8. Latifundia began as

9. The Parthians were

10. The Triumvirate was

11. When as the Jewish revolt?

12. Christianity's status under Nero was

13. In the eyes of Roman society, craftsmen were

14. Praetorian Prefect was

15. Which of the following is not a reason Germanic tribes presented little danger to Rome prior to 200 CE?

16. Comitatus was

17. Who brought Rome's borders to the German lands?

18. Why was Agrippina murdered?

19. What was Cleopatra's role at Actium?

20. What was the Barbarian attitude to Rome?

21. Who conquered Dacia?

22. When was the second Jewish revolt?

23. What were the auxiliaries?

24. Sejanus was

25. Alimenta was begun under

26. When was the first recorded persecution of Christians by Rome?

27. The Principate began to emerge in

28. Equites were

29. Bedricum II was in

30. Agrippa was

31. Munda

32. Britain was conquered in

33. Who was not one of the Four Emperors?

34. When did Caesar die?

35. The core of Roman society was

36. Who put down the Jewish Revolt?

37. Who killed Claudius?

38. What was the importance to Rome of North Africa?

39. Marcus Aurelius

40. Until 7 CE Augustus' goal in Germany was

41. The foundation of Roman law was

42. By 96, the Senate

43. When did Rome burn?

44. Marcomanni were

45. Germans learned of Rome

46. How were Caesar and Augustus related?

47. Hellenism attracted

48. The Praetorian Guard was

49. Claudius was disliked

50. Who was the most favorite emperor after Augustus?

51. Who innovated a standing army?

52. Otho became emperor through

53. What was not one of Augustus' reforms?

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