Memoirs of Hadrian Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Hadrian says, while considering suicide, that an emperor is not supposed to take his own life unless forced for reasons of State. Which individual does Hadrian cite as an example? (from Patientia)


In the first few months of Hadrian's reign as emperor, he is forced to send which of the following individuals to Egypt to reestablish order? (from Tellus Stabilita, 95-122)


Which of the following individuals does Hadrian order executed due to an assassination plot uncovered after Lucius' adoption? (from Disciplina Augusta, 251-271)


After discussing Trajan's perilous position as he finds enemies on all sides, Hadrian notes that Trajan wastes an entire winter in the siege of which desert fortress? (from Varius Multiplex Multiformis, 69-92)


During their stay in Alexandria, Hadrian, and Antinous embark on a hunting expedition for which of the following animals? (from Saeculum Aureum, 171-189)

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