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Friday, June 29, 2007

Roman Emperors (B)


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Today's crossword is ANOTHER crossword about Roman Emperors. You can visit the widget page for this topic to see the widget in action.

Word List. Here is an alphabetical word list of the emperors included in the puzzle:
Augustulus, Augustus, Aurelius, Caligula, Caracalla, Constantine, Decius, Gallienus, Hadrian, Julian, Justin, Maxentius, Maximinus, Nero, Nerva, Probus, Theodosius, Titus, Valens, Vitellius
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Here are the clues:


2 Issued edict against Christianity in 250 C.E.
7 Known as the "last true Roman," killed by Goths in 378 C.E.
8 The last emperor of both the eastern and western the empire.
9 Ordered the death of his brother and co-emperor, Geta.
10 The first "barbarian" (Thracian) to rule as emperor.
11 Died in battle with Constantine at the Milvian Bridge.
15 During his reign, most of Gaul was lost.
16 Built the massive wall in Great Britain.
18 Killed by his own soldiers in 282 C.E.
19 Born a Macedonian peasant, he became emperor in 518 C.E.
20 Stoic philosopher, last of the "five good emperors."


1 The first of the "five good emperors."
3 The first Christian Roman Emperor.
4 The last pagan emperor, known as the "Apostate."
5 Notorious for gluttony, fond of eating flamingo tongues
6 The last Roman emperor in the West, he abdicated the throne in 476 C.E.
12 The first emperor of Rome
13 Famously "fiddled while Rome burned."
14 His name means "little boot."
17 Emperor who defeated the Jewish Rebellion in 70 C.E.

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