Memoirs of Hadrian Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

During the sight-seeing trip with his wife which is meant to cheer him, Hadrian realizes that it would be Antinous' birthday; how old would he have been had he lived? (from Saeculum Aureum, 189-211)

2.

After Hadrian forbids the Jews from reestablishing themselves in Jerusalem, they settle in all BUT WHICH of the following cities? (from Disciplina Augusta, 233-251)

3.

While discussing the tasks he still hopes to accomplish, Hadrian mentions his prefect of education, a man by what name? (from Patientia)

4.

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)

5.

When talking about his frustration with the movement of the equinoxes, Hadrian says that this precession was calculated long ago by which individual? (from Tellus Stabilita, 122-149)

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