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Palatine Hill: Quiz


Question 1: The entrance is on Via di San Gregorio, the street just beyond the ________, going away from the Colosseum.
MaxentiusConstantine IArch of ConstantineMarcus Aurelius

Question 2: According to ________, the Palatine Hill was the location of the cave, known as the Lupercal, where Romulus and Remus were found by the she-wolf that kept them alive.
Pontifex MaximusRoman festivalsRoman mythologyAncient Rome

Question 3: In July 2006, archaeologists announced the discovery of the Palatine House, which they believe to be the birthplace of Rome's first Emperor, ________.
DomitianAugustusTiberiusRoman Emperor

Question 4: It is the ________ origin of the word "palace" and its cognates in other languages (Italian "Palazzo", French "Palais" etc).
EtymologyHistorical linguisticsMorphology (linguistics)Linguistics

Question 5: According to ________, after the immigration of the Sabines and the Albans to Rome, the original Romans lived on the Palatine [2].
LivyAncient RomeClassical LatinRoman Empire

Question 6: Overlooking the Forum Romanum is the Flavian Palace which was built largely during the reign of the Flavian dynasty (69 – 96) – Vespasian, Titus and ________.
NervaMarcus AureliusAugustusDomitian

Question 7: The Republican-era houses on the Palatine were overbuilt by later palaces after the ________ (64), but apparently this one was not; the tempting early inference is that it was preserved for a specific and important reason.
TitusNeroTiberiusGreat Fire of Rome

Question 8: The Palatine Hill was also the site of the festival of the ________.
Ancient RomeRoman festivalsApolloLupercalia

Question 9: During Augustus' reign, an area of the Palatine Hill was roped off for a sort of archaeological expedition, which found fragments of ________ pots and tools.
Ancient Near EastBronze Age BritainBronze AgeDeverel-Rimbury culture

Question 10: The Palatine Hill (________: Collis Palatium or Mons Palatinus) is the centermost of the Seven Hills of Rome and is one of the most ancient parts of the city.
Roman EmpireLatinOld LatinVulgar Latin

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