|Which of the following is not true of ancient Rome? ||Rome had two major foundation myths, one revolving around Romulus and another revolving around Remus.|
|Which of the following is not true of Rome during the period of the republic?
||Octavian was defeated at the Battle of Actium.
In the Punic Wars
||Rome fought against Carthage for dominance of the western Mediterranean.
|Which of the following is not true of Augustus? ||He was one of the "five good emperors."
|Who is not one of the so-called "five good emperors"? ||Vespasian
|Which of the following is not true of ancient Roman religion?
||Ancient Rome was the first culture to introduce a clear distinction between religion and socio-political life.|
|Which of the following is not true regarding the relationship between the emperor and Roman religion?
||The emperor was identified as the very incarnation of Jupiter on earth.|
|Which of the following correspondences between Greek and Roman deities is incorrect?
||The Roman equivalent of Athena was Venus.|
|Which of the following is not true of the gladiatorial games? ||Gladiators got their name from the gladius, which was the gladiatorial shield|
|Which type of gladiator was a "net-and-trident" fighter, the only one who fought without a helmet or protective face gear? ||Retiarius|
|Which of the following is incorrect of ancient Roman (Classical Latin) literature?
||Its influence faded in medieval Western Europe whereas Greek and the works of Greek literature continued to thrive in the West.
|In the Augustan Age ||Virgil became part of the circle of Maecenas, a counselor of Augustus and leading patron of the arts in Rome.
|Which of the following is not true of Virgil?
||His influence died out during the Middle Ages|
|Which of the following is not true regarding the Aeneid?
||The hero of the story, Aeneas, is modeled after the great Homeric hero, Achilles|
|Which of the following is not true of Ovid?
||He was one of the most favored poets of Augustus.
|Livy ||sought to explain the unfolding of history principally through the lens of the moral character of persons rather than through political events.|
|Which of the following statements on Latin Silver Age literature is not true?
||Suetonius wrote Parallel Lives, a series of biographies comparing great Greek and Roman figures.
|Which of following statements is not true regarding philosophy of the Hellenistic period? ||Stoicism was founded by the philosopher Stoa Poikile.
|Which of the following statements on Roman philosophy is not true?
||The philosophy that was most amenable to Roman sensibilities, and therefore most influential among Romans, was Epicureanism.
|Seneca ||all of the above|
|Which of the following is not true regarding ancient Roman sculpture? ||The famous Capitoline Wolf is a sculptural expression of the Roman foundation myth revolving around Aeneas|
Which of the following is not true of the Colosseum?
||It was built as the crowning achievement of the building project of Augustus.
|Which of the following is not true of the Pantheon?
||Its dome was reinforced with steel rods, the only way the Roman engineers could make it at such size|