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Vestal VirginsIn ancient Rome, who were the women consecrated to Vesta, and shared the charge of maintaining the sacred fire burning in Vesta's altar?
sparticusWho led a major slave uprising against the Roman Empire in 71 b.c.?
What Roman emperor had a wall build across southern Scotland?
VesuviusWhat volcano erupted in 79 A.D., burying the cities of Pompeii and Hurculaneum?
What Roman landmark is also known as the Flavian Amphitheater?
CICEROWhat Roman orator, lawyer, politician, and philosopher was murdered in the year 43 B.C.?
CENTURIANWhat was the name of a Roman army officer who led 100 men?

Roman Empire

Roman Empire

The first two Caesars formulated our twelve-month, 365-day calendar (Julian calendar). They added months of July (Julius) and August (Augustus). That is why September, which means seventh month, is actually the ninth month, October the tenth month and so on.

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