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Legatus: Quiz


Question 1: The person chosen for this rank was a former ________ and held command for 3 or 4 years, although he could serve for a much longer period.
Cursus honorumRoman RepublicTribuneAncient Rome

Question 2: Roman citizenship
Ancient RomeCursus honorumRoman consulPraetor

Question 3: Being of senatorial rank, his immediate superior was the dux, and he outranked all military ________.
Cursus honorumRoman RepublicAncient RomeTribune

Question 4: Roman Republic
508 BC27 BC
27 BC onwards
Byzantine EmpireRoman EmpireWestern Roman EmpireAncient Rome

Question 5: In a ________ with only one legion, the Legatus was also the provincial governor, but in provinces with multiple legions, each legion had a Legatus and the provincial governor (who was separate from the legions) had overall command of them all.

Question 6: Magister Militum
Princeps senatus
Pontifex Maximus
Ancient RomeRoman RepublicImperatorRoman Emperor

Question 7: In order to command an army independently of the dux or provincial governor, legates were required to be of praetorian rank or higher; a legate could be invested with propraetorian ________ (legatus propraetore) in his own right.
DecemviriImperiumCursus honorumByzantine Empire

Question 8: A legatus (often anglicized as legate) was a general in the ________, equivalent to a modern general officer.
Auxiliaries (Roman military)Roman NavyRoman armyImperial Roman army

Question 9: Dictator
Magister Equitum
Roman KingdomAedileRoman lawTribuni militum consulari potestate

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