Ancient Rome grew from a small town on central Italy’s Tibet river into a huge kingdom that at its peak encompassed most of Europe. As legend has it, Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus, twin sons of Mars, the god of war.
The Roman empire was one of the most interesting things to study in history. How much do you know about it?
Who was the father of Romulus and Remus?
Which was the first Roman road – and where did it run?
Which of the following did not defeat Mithridates VI of Pontus?
Which enemy city did the Romans plough with salt?
How many times was Rome sacked in antiquity?
Three or four
Why was Julius called ‘Caesar’?
Because an ancestor had killed a Carthaginian elephant in the Punic Wars
He liked fried bread in his salad
Because an ancestor had hair issues
He was born by Caesarean section
How many heirs did Augustus lose before his death on 19 August AD 14?
Which of the following did NOT die in battle in Mesopotamia?
What did Constantine see in the sky?
All or none
The words ‘in this sign conquer’
A solar halo 8%
Which of the following emperors did not win a victory against the Goths?