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And It Came To Pass
  And It Came To Pass...   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The Christmas story as told in the Gospel of Luke has been read countless times since it was written. But what do the first four verses mean? Let's have a look at the history that was taking place at the time Christ was born.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Sep 01 22
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Sep 01 22
721 plays
  Hang On... Which Roman Was That Exactly?   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Famous Figures of the Roman Empire
This quiz digs into some of the achievements and peculiarities of various Roman leaders or important figures in the Roman Empire. I hope you enjoy it.
Easier, 10 Qns, heatherlois, Apr 18 23
heatherlois gold member
Apr 18 23
493 plays
  Romulus to the fall of Byzantium   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Romans: Romulus to the fall of Byzantium- It would be an understatement to say that the Romans shaped Western civilization. Let's see how much you know about them.
Average, 20 Qns, CellarDoor, Jun 29 15
CellarDoor gold member
14436 plays
  Who's Who in the Roman Republic?   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you identify these ten famous Romans from the time of the Republic (509 BCE to 27 BCE)?
Average, 10 Qns, qrayx, Dec 27 22
Dec 27 22
358 plays
Ancient Roman Military Uniforms
  Ancient Roman Military Uniforms   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Ten questions on the uniforms worn by soldiers of the Roman Empire for you. Photo clues given. Attention!
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, May 10 23
Creedy gold member
May 10 23
789 plays
  Ancient Rome Multiple Choice Quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For anyone who enjoys history and learning about other eras, enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, luv2run812, Feb 08 12
5399 plays
  Famous Romans   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ancient Rome was a fascinating civilisation, with many influential people that are still known today. See if you can remember some titbits about these famous Romans.
Average, 10 Qns, eburge, Dec 17 18
eburge gold member
Dec 17 18
3852 plays
  Ancient Rome Mix   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I took a Roman History class in college and found it fascinating. Maybe you find it fascinating too! I hope you enjoy this little quiz.
Easier, 10 Qns, MEHowe, Jul 11 11
2835 plays
  Timeline of the Roman Republic   great trivia quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
The Roman Republic is one of the most fascinating periods in history, with a mix of politics and war (both external and civil). Can you rank these ten events from earliest to latest?
Average, 10 Qns, qrayx, Jan 06 22
Jan 06 22
211 plays
  Ancient Rome I   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Roman history is one of fascination and class. This amazing empire has intrigued millions of people throughout time, but what do you know of a world that brought mankind so much?
Average, 10 Qns, doomed, May 19 10
4889 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Emperor Vespasian was Titus' father. Who was his mother?

From Quiz "Roman Emperor: Life and Reign of Titus"

  The Founding of Rome: The True Story   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We all agree that myths and legends are entertaining. However, there is a reason why these stories are called myths. They are probably not true! When speaking of the founding of Rome it is very difficult to sift through the details and find the truth.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Dec 03 12
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605 plays
  Roman History - General    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is a quiz testing your general knowledge of ancient Rome!
Average, 15 Qns, monkisexxifuzz, Feb 27 10
6004 plays
  The Final Countdown    
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
The Fatal Forties (BCE) in the Roman Republic
During the period 49-40 BCE, the Roman Republic was rapidly breaking down and being replaced the Roman Empire. See if you can order these ten events from earliest to latest.
Tough, 10 Qns, bernie73, Feb 01 23
bernie73 gold member
Feb 01 23
129 plays
  Roman Revenge    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Revenge and intrigue fill the annals of the history of the Roman Empire, beginning with the most notable assassination of all - Julius Caesar. Join me as we look at the subject of vengeance and revenge as seen in this time period.
Average, 10 Qns, tazman6619, Oct 21 12
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1899 plays
  For Romans, It Was the Best of Times editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The historian Edward Gibbon called it "the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous." What do you know about the Roman Empire from 96 to 180 AD?
Tough, 10 Qns, daver852, Oct 23 13
daver852 gold member
2345 plays
  Those Darn Etruscans ...   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Much about the Etruscans is still a mystery. However, some historians believe that they - and not the Greeks or Romans - are the true founders of European history.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Apr 29 21
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Apr 29 21
673 plays
  Roman History, Part III    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Roman History, Part III (The End of the Republic). Welcome to my third Roman History quiz. It covers the time period from Caesar's assassination to the founding of the Empire. It is pretty tough. May fortune favor you!
Average, 10 Qns, scipio23, Apr 07 13
5020 plays
  Roman History, Part II    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is part two of my Roman Republic Quiz, it covers from basically where the last one left off through Caesar's death. Good luck, or I guess I should say may Fortune favor you!
Average, 10 Qns, scipio23, Aug 14 09
5648 plays
  The Roman Legions    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Roman Legions were not just a formidable fighting machine, they were also an army of roadbuilders, engineers and technicians re-shaping the countries they took under control. Check your knowledge on these elite troops.
Average, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Feb 25 13
4685 plays
  The Roman Era    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on the history of the Roman Era and those who ruled it.
Average, 10 Qns, ginoo9, Jun 17 23
Jun 17 23
1193 plays
  The Brothers Gracchi    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Tiberius and Caius Gracchus were two of the most influential Roman politicians of the Late Republic. Their years would bring class conflict and mark the beginning of the end for the Republic. Try your hand at this quiz.
Average, 20 Qns, Craterus, Feb 07 18
Feb 07 18
168 plays
  Roman History in Roman Numerals    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz explores ten events of Roman history using Roman numerals for the dates. The first five questions concern events in years BC and the second half concerns events in years AD. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Apr 18 21
DeepHistory gold member
Apr 18 21
490 plays
  The Roman Empire    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Romans conquered the entire known world at that time. Let's see how much you know about them.
Average, 10 Qns, TheBatterie, Jan 20 15
2115 plays
  Last Words of Dying Romans    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz will teach you one thing: prepare your final words NOW, so you can face your death with dignity. Or you might end up like these dead Romans...
Tough, 10 Qns, muivers, Jul 28 09
2755 plays
  Mark Antony, Power Broker of Rome   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Mark Antony found himself at the seat of power after the death of Caesar. This quiz contains questions on the highlights of his life.
Average, 10 Qns, medvedok, Apr 30 19
Apr 30 19
673 plays
  The Kings of Rome    
Classification Quiz
 15 Qns
Before the Roman Empire was the Roman Republic. Before the Republic was the Roman Monarchy. See if you can match the event in Roman history with the king under whose reign it occurred.
Difficult, 15 Qns, bernie73, Jan 05 23
bernie73 gold member
Jan 05 23
37 plays
  Marius and Sulla    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Based on ancient Roman history, all questions will relate to the period of time between 110 BC and 79 BC, the heyday of Gaius Marius and Lucius Cornelius Sulla!
Tough, 25 Qns, BakedPotato, Apr 14 10
1531 plays
  Roman Republic    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is my sequel to my quiz on "The Roman Kingdom (in legend)".
Average, 10 Qns, cory613, Mar 22 18
Mar 22 18
1439 plays
  Roman History    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Welcome to the Great Roman History Quiz! Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, LordJiine, Sep 07 17
Sep 07 17
369 plays
  I Heard it in My History Class    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz about general Roman History is structured as if you are actually in a classroom in a lesson, probably in Latin or Classics. Hope you enjoy and please rate!
Average, 10 Qns, daenerysmn, Dec 06 11
654 plays
  Cicero, Orator and Statesman of Rome   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Marcus Tullius Cicero was one of the greatest politicians and orators of the Roman Republic. These questions cover some of the highlights of his life.
Tough, 10 Qns, medvedok, Dec 27 13
488 plays
  Remnants of the Roman Empire    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz all about the famous ruins left in Rome from the times of the glorious Empire
Tough, 10 Qns, superpippa, Dec 12 13
577 plays
  The Second Triumvirate!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The forming of the Second Triumvirate was a turning point in the history of the world, but just how much do you really know about it?
Average, 10 Qns, Hasluck, Dec 01 11
2014 plays
  Roman history from Faithful and True!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Romans would have called us "Fideles et Veri," but we're known to you as "Faithful and True"! See if you can find the true answers to these questions about Roman history.
Average, 10 Qns, Donna39, Jan 11 12
608 plays
  The Romans    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just a selection of bits of knowledge - pretty hard for an uneducated barbarian I would imagine!
Average, 10 Qns, trajancaesar, Aug 19 09
2138 plays
  Christianity in the Roman Empire    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Christian religion played an interesting role in the Ancient Roman Empire. How much do you know about it?
Tough, 10 Qns, NatureKid034, Aug 26 16
1762 plays
  Twilight Days of the Republic    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The last decades of the Republic are some of the most interesting times in history. Test your knowledge of this period now!
Tough, 10 Qns, JuliusPleaser, Sep 19 20
Sep 19 20
195 plays
  Geography of the Roman Empire    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Roman Empire was a vast entity comprising countless regions and cultures in modern Europe, Africa and Asia. Test your knowledge of Roman cities, provinces and infrastructure with this quiz!
Tough, 10 Qns, Boiodurum, May 04 20
May 04 20
227 plays
  Ancient Rome I Test    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In my first year at university, I'm taking history classes to keep my mind fresh, and I'm really enjoying Ancient Rome and Greece. Enjoy this one, the inaugural!
Tough, 10 Qns, Kevzilla, May 15 21
May 15 21
1702 plays
  Men Who Defied Rome (I of IV)    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about the earlier enemies of Rome: Hannibal, Phillip, Jugurtha, and Viriathus.
Tough, 10 Qns, Grugni, Sep 20 10
372 plays
  Ancient Roman History I   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For all those as interested in Roman History as I am. The questions are influenced by my courses at university.
Tough, 10 Qns, Quellehisiel, Nov 01 10
1465 plays
  Ancient Rome II    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Roman history is one of fascination and class. This amazing empire has intrigued millions of people throughout time, but what do you know of a world that brought mankind so much?
Average, 10 Qns, doomed, Jun 13 23
Jun 13 23
1783 plays
  The Founding of Rome    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Rome was officially founded by Romulus in 753 B.C. Test your knowledge on the events and people leading up to this.
Average, 10 Qns, pink_champagne, Mar 03 10
849 plays
  The Rotten Romans    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Roman Empire is known for its brilliant military tactics, rich culture, and fascinating inventions. This quiz will challenge you with questions about Roman history, culture, military, and religion. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Olympian09, Aug 23 23
Aug 23 23
969 plays
  The Roman Kingdom (in Legend)    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a my first quiz and is centered on the Roman Kingdom.
Average, 10 Qns, cory613, Nov 01 11
1856 plays
  The Roman Empire IV   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Greetings again! When we last stopped, the empire had just entered the second century AD. See how much you know about Imperial Rome's third dynasty, the Antonines.
Tough, 10 Qns, Kserkso, Feb 19 08
651 plays
  Pliny the Younger    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Quiz on the Roman, Caius Plinius Caecilius Secundus.
Average, 10 Qns, ilovethisgame, May 24 12
602 plays
  Roman Republic: By the Numbers    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz that consists mainly of questions regarding dates, years in which important events took place in the Roman Republic. Let's see how well you are prepared. Good luck !
Average, 10 Qns, Aarchemon, Aug 01 12
341 plays
  Cicero- The Life of the Best Roman Orator    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Good luck, I hope you enjoy my quiz on one of the greatest "lawyers" the world has ever known.
Average, 10 Qns, jagman09, Oct 22 10
760 plays
  Roman Empire: By the Numbers    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about a few of the most important years in the timeline of the Roman Empire. It is easier than my previous quizzes, but be careful and pick the right choice. Good luck !
Tough, 10 Qns, Aarchemon, Jul 13 12
308 plays
  Quotes from Gibbon    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Gibbon's "Fall and decline of the Roman Empire" is almost as renowned for its prose as it is for its historical merits. Can you answer these questions relating to passages from this work?
Tough, 10 Qns, pvk, May 05 23
May 05 23
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Roman History Trivia Questions

1. Marcus Tullius Cicero became a legend in Rome's law courts after his successful prosecution of a corrupt former governor of Sicily. Who was this governor?

From Quiz
Twilight Days of the Republic

Answer: Gaius Verres

Gaius Verres was said to have been immensely corrupt - even by Roman standards. Accused of everything from stealing statues from temples to taking bribes from pirates to executing Roman citizens without due process, he still felt confident in being acquitted due to massive bribery of jury members. Cicero, however, defied protocols and delivered several scathing speeches shaming both Verres and the senators he had bribed. In the end, he was convicted and slipped into exile. Not much is known of him after that. He likely perished during the proscriptions under the Second Triumvirate.

2. The mother of Tiberius and Caius Gracchus, Cornelia, was the daughter of this very famous Roman soldier, statesman and conqueror of Carthage. Who was her father?

From Quiz The Brothers Gracchi

Answer: Cornelius Scipio Africanus

Roman aristocrats married for political connections and influence, and when the 45 year old father of Tiberius and Caius married the 18 year old Cornelia, he made an extremely important alliance with one of Rome's leading families. Cornelia herself was said to be a model for how all Roman womanhood should conduct itself in life.

3. The Roman Republic has had many versions of government, such as the consuls and triumvirates. Who was the last ruler of the Roman Republic and became in effect the first Roman Emperor?

From Quiz Roman History

Answer: Augustus

Augustus was also the first emperor of Rome, and was so great that the month "August" is named after him. He was also the great-nephew of Caesar and ruled from 27 BC to 14 AD.

4. The era of the "Five Good Emperors" spanned the period from 96 to 180 AD. Who was the first of the "Five Good Emperors"?

From Quiz For Romans, It Was the Best of Times

Answer: Nerva

Augustus was the first emperor; his rule lasted from 27 BC to 14 AD. Following the death of Augustus, the Empire was often in chaos until the reign of Nerva (96-98) ushered in the period of the "Five Good Emperors." Nerva's reign was the shortest of the five; he is believed to have been in poor health when he came to power, and died of a stroke soon after.

5. In what year was the Roman Empire established ?

From Quiz Roman Empire: By the Numbers

Answer: 27 BC

The Roman Empire was born in 27 BC, when Octavian was proclaimed the sole ruler of Rome ("principes" = "first [leading] man"), and entitled "Augustus".

6. In what year was the last Roman King deposed and the Roman Republic established?

From Quiz Roman Republic: By the Numbers

Answer: 509 BC

The last Roman king was Lucius Tarquinius Superbus. He reigned until the famous uprising, led by Junius Brutus and Collatinus, which ended with his being deposed and the establishment of the Roman Republic in 509 BC.

7. Please, sir! Please, sir! You know Julius Caesar said 'Veni, vidi, vici', but what does it mean?

From Quiz I Heard it in My History Class

Answer: Good question, Tommy! It means 'I came, I saw, I conquered'

Julius Caesar did say these famous words, which come from the verbs venio, video and vinco in Latin. Caesar said them, commenting on his brief campaign in Zela (Zile in modern day Turkey) against Pharnaces II, Ruler of Pontus. These words have been quoted and used in literature, films and video games, so have a significance in the 21st century.

8. What does the name "Monumentum Ancyranum" refer to?

From Quiz Roman history from Faithful and True!

Answer: The temple of Augustus

The name Monumentum Ancyranum refers to the temple of Augustus. Augustus was the emperor who sent out the call for the census that which caused Jesus' earthly parents to go to Bethlehem and Jesus to be born there, so fulfilling Micah's prophecy. The deeds of Augustus are preserved on the walls of this temple. Question by Donna39

9. This Roman emperor was known for his decadence and wickedness. He even considered making his horse a senator! His name comes from the Latin for "little boot" and he was murdered by his Praetorian Guard in AD 41. Who was he?

From Quiz Ancient Rome Mix

Answer: Caligula

Caligula only ruled as emperor for four years before he was assassinated. He started out as a popular emperor, and it is speculated that an illness he suffered caused brain damage and led to the increasingly bizarre behavior that ended with his assassination. Julius Caesar was never actually an Emperor. After Caesar was murdered, his heir Octavian became the first Emperor. Nero was also known for his decadence, but he ruled after 41 AD. Tiberius was the second emperor of Rome and ruled immediately before Caligula.

10. Where was Cicero born?

From Quiz Cicero, Orator and Statesman of Rome

Answer: Arpinum

Cicero was born in Arpinum about sixty miles south of Rome in 106 BC. He came from a well-to-do equestrian family.

11. When Caesar was assassinated, what office did Antony occupy?

From Quiz Mark Antony, Power Broker of Rome

Answer: Consul

Antony was occupying the consulship with Caesar. The office always had two "colleagues" who held the office jointly. Since Caesar was considered a tyrant by some, the legality of his decrees and his will were in question with his death.

12. Which group of people is given credit for building the city of Rome?

From Quiz The Founding of Rome: The True Story

Answer: Etruscans

Little is known about the ancient Etruscans. Some believe they were present in Italy in prehistoric times; there is historic evidence that they were present in modern day Tuscany by 700 B.C. Through trade they had contact with people all over the Mediterranean region, but the contacts which had the most impact on their history were the Greeks and Phoenicians.

13. Rome is commonly thought to have been founded in what year?

From Quiz The Roman Era

Answer: 753 B.C.E.

This is the accepted year for the founding of Rome. The source for this year Marcus Terentius Varro, who proposed this year as the year of foundation, and it was accepted by the Romans themselves. However, it cannot be proved.

14. In which battle did Hannibal inflict a crushing defeat on the Romans? (216BC)

From Quiz Men Who Defied Rome (I of IV)

Answer: Cannae

This bloodbath has earned Hannibal the respect of many later historical figures, such as Napoleon and Frederick the Great. In WWII, a German general informed his superior he would inflict 'a Cannae' on the Russians. I could go on like this for hours ... Another trivia point: Cannae was the bloodiest battle fought on Western European soil until 1916.

15. Prior to the Trojan War, the Gods decided to throw a divine party where all the deities were invited except for one. Who was the left-out Goddess?

From Quiz The Founding of Rome

Answer: Discordia

Discordia, as her name implies, was the Roman Goddess of Discord and Strife, especially where military conquests were concerned. Some scholars believe that her Greek counterpart was the Goddess Eris.

16. What are the three major types of soldiers in the Roman military?

From Quiz The Rotten Romans

Answer: The legions, the auxilia, and the navy

Auxilia were soldiers hired from other nations to fight for the Roman Empire while legions consisted of Roman citizens.

17. In what modern region of Italy did the Etruscans originally settle?

From Quiz Those Darn Etruscans ...

Answer: Tuscany

The Etruscans were the first major civilization in this area, preceded by the Alpennini (1350-1150 BC) and Villanovan (1170-700 BC) cultures.

18. The construction of the Colosseum began under the rule of which Emperor?

From Quiz Remnants of the Roman Empire

Answer: Vespasian

Vespasian reigned between 69 and 79 AD. He helped rebuild Rome after the civil war, adding many sights such as the Temple of Peace and the theatre of Marcellus as well as beginning the construction of the Colosseum.

19. The Second Triumvirate is a name historians give to the official political alliance of which three Romans?

From Quiz The Second Triumvirate!

Answer: Octavian, Lepidus and Marc Antony

Octavian, Lepidus and Marc Antony formed The Second Triumvirate after Caesar's death. One of their many achievements was defeating most of Caesar's assassins.

20. What were the dates of the Pax Romana (the Roman Peace)?

From Quiz The Roman Empire

Answer: 30 B.C. to A. D. 180

The Roman peace lasted from when Caesar Augustus (the name taken by Octavian after he became the emperor) began the title of emperor in 27 B.C. to when Marcus Aurelius died in A.D. 180. This peace that ruled the Roman Empire had been brought about by tyranny, bloodshed, and slavery.

21. During the Republic, before Sulla (138 BC-78 BC) increased the number of the Senate, it consisted of how many?

From Quiz Ancient Roman History I

Answer: 300

300 was the number of the Senate before being changed by Sulla (to 600) and by Caesar (to 900).

22. According to tradition when was Rome founded ?

From Quiz The Romans

Answer: 753 BC

Rome, according to legend, was founded by Romulus. When they had been reared by a wolf Romulus slew Remus after he jumped over the walls he was building around his new city.

23. After the overthrow of kings in 509 B.C. who was the head of state?

From Quiz Roman Republic

Answer: Two consuls

After Tarquinius Superbus was expelled the Romans decided to have two consuls in charge.

24. By tradition, who founded the Roman Kingdom in 753BC?

From Quiz The Roman Kingdom (in Legend)

Answer: Romulus

Romulus and Remus, twins, had a fight over which brother had the support of the local gods to rule the city and give it its name. In the end Remus was slain and Romulus became be the first king of the Roman Kingdom.

25. Cicero's name is Marcus _______ Cicero

From Quiz Cicero- The Life of the Best Roman Orator

Answer: Tullius

His family name was Tullii, hence the name Tullius. As for the other choices: Almost all Roman men had three names, the praenomen, the nomen gentile, and the cognomen. Tiro was Cicero's slave who developed a system of shorthand and was eventually manumitted, and Milo was a man that Cicero defended with the Pro Milone.

26. What famous family did Gaius Marius marry into, thus increasing his dignitas?

From Quiz Marius and Sulla

Answer: The Julii Caesares

He married Gaius Julius Caesar's daughter Julia (who would become aunt to the famous Gaius Julius Caesar).

27. What does the saying "Nero fiddled while Rome burned" refer to?

From Quiz Ancient Rome II

Answer: He was playing his lyre and singing as Rome burned

In A.D. 64, during his reign, the city of Rome was destroyed by a massive fire. The saying above refers to the popular legend that the infamous, mad emperor played his lyre and sang while he watched Rome burn.

28. In what year was Rome founded by Romulus according to traditional myth?

From Quiz Ancient Rome I

Answer: 753 BC

This is only the traditional, mythological date of the founding of Rome. Romulus, too, is a mythical person. The story went that he and his brother Remus (who were sons of the war god Mars) had been raised by a wolf, and Romulus eventually killed his own brother, and then settled into Rome. In truth, at this time, Rome was a swamp, and the people began to drain it about a century later.

29. Pliny the Younger was born in which town?

From Quiz Pliny the Younger

Answer: Como, Italy

Pliny was born in 63 AD, in Como, which is in the northern part of Italy.

30. Rome was founded in 753 BC according to which legend?

From Quiz Roman History - General

Answer: The legend of Remus and Romulus

Remus and Romulus were the two twins who founded Rome in 753 BC according to a legend. They were sons of a Latin princess.

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