Flashcards on Roman Empire

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Who was the first Roman Emperor?

Augustus

What was the capital city of the Roman Empire?

Rome

Which famous volcanic eruption destroyed the Roman city of Pompeii?

Mount Vesuvius

What was the name of the legislative assembly of the Roman Empire?

Roman Senate

Who was the Roman general who declared himself dictator for life, leading to the end of the Roman Republic?

Julius Caesar

What architectural feat was used to transport water to Roman cities?

Aqueducts

Which famous Roman leader was known for dividing the Roman Empire into two parts?

Diocletian

What event marked the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476 AD?

Odoacer's deposition of Romulus Augustulus

Who was the last Roman Emperor of the Western Roman Empire?

Romulus Augustulus

What famous ancient Roman structure is known for its gladiator contests and chariot races?

Colosseum

Which Roman Emperor famously declared himself a god during his reign?

Caligula

What language was predominantly spoken in the Roman Empire?

Latin

Who was the first Christian Roman Emperor?

Constantine the Great

Which Roman Emperor built a large wall in northern Britain to defend the empire from invaders?

Hadrian

When was the formal end of the Roman Empire in the west?

476 AD

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Who was the first Roman Emperor?



What architectural feat was used to transport water to Roman cities?



What was the name of the legislative assembly of the Roman Empire?



Who was the Roman general who declared himself dictator for life, leading to the end of the Roman Republic?



What was the capital city of the Roman Empire?



Who was the last Roman Emperor of the Western Roman Empire?



What famous ancient Roman structure is known for its gladiator contests and chariot races?



Which Roman Emperor famously declared himself a god during his reign?



Who was the first Christian Roman Emperor?



What famous volcanic eruption destroyed the Roman city of Pompeii?




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