Which of these is a famous landmark and ancient Greek temple?
Parthenon Click to see the answer
During which age was Stonehenge built?
Erasmus was from which country?
The Mayan codices are what?
The armed combatants who battled to death in Roman times were known as what?
In lieu of toilet paper, what did the ancient Romans use?
A Wet Sponge
What was the ancient Egyptian god Re responsible for?
The Sun Click to see the answer
In ancient Rome, what was Spartacus famous for?
Which of these ancient women was known in Roman times as a skilled orator?
The ancient Greeks battled which other nation during the battle of Thermopylae?
Which of these Greeks is famous for his theorem on right-handed triangles?
Which ancient civilization did Hannibal rule?
In which ancient civilization's religion was Jupiter the king of the gods?
In the Middle Ages, which Italian city did The Medici's rule?
Which ancient empire included the cites Sparta, Athens and Crete?
The Battle of Hastings occurred in which country?
England Click to see the answer
Which civilization is associated with the implementation of aqueducts and roads?
Which of these women did Commodus order the execution of?
Claudius was succeeded by who as Roman emperor?
Emperor Go Dinago was a key figure in which period?
The Roman goddess of luck went by which name?
Hannibal ruled in which ancient civilization?
Hieroglyphs were used by which of these civilizations?
Who was the 3rd wife of Claudius renowned for her promiscuity?
The famous theater in ancient Rome, Circus Maximus, had a capacity for how many people?
When did slaves from Africa arrive in Brazil?
In which constituent country of the United Kingdom can Stonehenge be found?
Darius I ruled in which ancient empire?
Persia Click to see the answer
Paris of Troy famously stole away which woman during the Trojan War?
Which of these gods has a day of the week named after them?
Which ancient philosophers was famously executed?
Which region did The Vikings come from?
In ancient Greek mythology, where did the gods live?
In ancient Greek mythology, the minotaur is supposed to inhabit which island?
Pharaohs ruled in which ancient empire?
Which of these emperors shares his name with a famous wall?
Pottery was invented in which country?
In ancient Rome, it was considered treason to wear which color if you were not an emperor?
In which battle did the Romans fight the combined forces of Greece in 280 BC?
In Roman times, which modern day country was split into regions including Pisidia, Lycia and Pamphylla?
Papyrus was invented by which ancient civilization?
Which of these ancient empires is famous for mommies, pharoahs and pyramids?
What is the missing word in the Egyptian landmark, The Great ... of Giza?
Sphinx Click to see the answer
In ancient Greek mythology, which hero defeats the Minotaur?
Which of these kings of England famously had six wives?
In Greek Mythology, Apollo had a twin sister. Who was she?
Who was the Roman god of grapes and wine?
Which of these men is best known as Cleopatra's lover?
Who was the first emperor and founder of the Roman Empire?
In 46BC, who gave Greek doctors the right to become Roman citizens?
Who was the wife of Augustus and mother of Tiberius?
For which battle in the 2nd Punic war did rhe Romans travel to Spain?
What are the Mayan codices?
Cleopatra was a leader of which ancient empire?
The Zapotec civilization lived in which modern-day country?
Banknotes were invented by which ancient civilization?
When was slavery abolished in Brazil?
Who was the son of the Roman god Jupiter?
Used in ancient Egypt, a sarcophagus is the equivalent of what modern-day item?
Killed in the Black Death, what was the nickname of the Russian ruler Simeon I?
Henry VIII was King of which country during the Renaissance?
England Click to see the answer
In ancient Greek mythology, which island was the minotaur supposed to inhabit?
Which ancient civilization created the Olympic Games?
In Roman times, what was the second biggest city after London?
The Trojan War featured a giant wooden what?
The Roman equivalent of Zeus is known as what?
In ancient Rome, Spartacus was a famous what?
The Roman goddess of wisdom was known as what?
Emperor Sun Tzu of China wrote which book about war strategy?
The Art of War
In which modern-day country is the ancient city of Babylon?
According to Greek mythology, King Midas turned everything he touched to what?
The ancient Egyptians made papyrus out of what?
Against whom did ancient Rome fight the Punic wars?
A Pharaoh was a ruler of which ancient land?
What area did Martin Luther contribute in the Renaissance?
In the canonical version of the Trojan War, the Greeks created a giant wooden what?
Ashoka the Great ruled which country?
The ancient Romans invented which of these?
Under floor heating
The main engagement of the 3rd Punic War was which battle in 149 BC?
What was one of the contributing factors leading to the destruction of Native Indians when the Portuguese arrived?
Who became Roman emperor after the assassination of Domitian?
In the Middle Ages, what was a fief?
A piece of land Click to see the answer
Who preceeded the Roman emperor Hadrian?
The Flavian dynasty was founded by which emperor?
What was the name of Claudius's older sister?
Who was the Roman goddess of marriage and childbirth?
How big was the capacity for the Circus Maximus, a famous theater in ancient Rome?
Who was the equivalent of the Greek Goddess Athena in Roman mythology?
Who was the first Roman emperor to succeed his biological father?
Complete this famous Middle Ages group. Knights of the Round ____.
Which of these was a Roman aristocrat who married 3 times?
Characteristically Roman emperors wore a crown made of what?
What were the Indian's initial reaction to the Jesuits?
They were accepted
Colosseums were used in which ancient civilization?
Which Roman empress is the patron saint of new discoveries?
What disease did the Europeans carry with them that destroyed the Indigenous population in Brazil?
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon are said to have been built in which modern-day country?
Into which battle did Julius Caesar lead the Romans in 57 BC?
A large number of tombs were excavated in which of these locations in Egypt?
Valley of the Kings
In which modern day country was the ancient empire of Rome?
In Roman mythology, who was the equivalent of the Greek Goddess, Athena?
Who were blamed for the many failed settlements in Brazil?
After the assassination of Domitian, who became Roman emperor?
The African slaves mix Catholicism and African traditions to create their own religion during the slavery period, called what?
In which century did the Renaissance begin?
How did Emperor Nero of Rome die?
Suicide Click to see the answer
How many books on geometry did Euclid write?
Stonehenge was built during which age?
The oracles at Delphi prayed to which god?
Emperor Antoninus had what nickname?
In Greek polytheism, who is often depicted as the messenger of the gods?
In which battle did the Gauls beat the Romans in 390 BC?
Which civilization was Hatshepsut a famous ruler of?
Which ancient civilization are public bath houses closely associated with?
Which ancient empire did Darius I rule?
In Greek Mythology, who was the twin sister of Apollo?
Batu Khan set fire to, and slaughtered the people of, Moscow in what year?
Dinoysus was the Greek god of which drink?
In Greek mythology, what is the name of the river that leads to the Underworld?
Who was Julius Caesar's mother?
Around when did Pharaonic rule begin in Egypt?
Arrowheads were first made in which modern-day country?
In ancient Egypt, what material were sarcophagi commonly made of?
Boudicca was the queen of a tribe in which country?
The end of the second Punic War was marked by which battle in 202 BC?
Approximately when did Pharaonic rule begin in Egypt?
Who ruled as co-emperor with Marcus Aurelias?
The Roman god of fires and volcanoes went by which name?
Which modern-day city is located on the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan?
In the Trojan War, Paris of Troy famously stole away which woman?
In ancient Rome, Christians were thrown into the ring to fight with which type of animal?
According to Greek polytheism, who were the two brothers of Zeus?
Poseidon and Hades
Which ancient empire was Cyrus the Great the ruler of?
Which of these was an ancient Greek philosopher?
The messenger of the Roman gods went by which name?
Which of Germanicus's wives was a prominent figure in the first century?
Agrippina the Elder
Mammoths are believed to have become extinct when?
The Roman god of war had what name?
Who was the Roman sun god?
The warning to 'beware the ides of March' was ignored by who?
Caracalla was responsible for the death of which of these men?
In ancient Greek polytheism, Athena was the goddess of what?
The Kofun period is named after what?
The god of transitions and beginnings is known as what?
Who was the last of the '5 Good Emperors' and a stoic philosopher?
According to Greek mythology, everything King Midas touched turned to what?
Who was the Roman goddess of the hunt?
Who married Augustus' daughter?
Archimedes is noted for running around the streets and screaming what?
The Romans were expelled from Britain in which year?
Shemyaka was killed by Muscovite agents using what method?
In which ancient civilization is Julius Caesar associated?
Which of these was the fourth wife of Mark Antony?
Octavia the Younger
Who is best known as Cleopatra's lover?
The ancient Greeks are often credited with inventing which social system?
Shemyaka inflicted what punishment on Vasili II?
The ancient Egyptian god of the afterlife, Anubis, has the head of which animal?
Hannibal defeated the Romans in which battle in 279 BC?
Catherine de Medici became Queen of which country during the Renaissance?
France Click to see the answer
The Greek mythological creature known as the Minotaur, had the head of a what?
What was the main aim behind the king stopping the war against the indigenous population?
To convert them to Christianity
The crane was invented by which ancient civilization?
Which of these was NOT the name of an Emperor of ancient Rome?
What is the name of Mother Earth in Greek Mythology?
Which hero defeats the Minotaur in ancient Greek mythology?
Theseus Click to see the answer
What word was used in the Middle Ages to describe the attempt to change ordinary metal into gold?
Which English city was called Aquae Sulis by the Romans?
Roman emperors characteristically wore crowns made of what?
The Golden Age of Athens started after the formation of which league?
The Roman emperor, Nero, famously killed which of his family members?
His Wife and Mother
In which modern-day country was the Cycladic civilization located?
In which modern-day country were arrowheads first made?
Who 'fiddled' while Rome burned?
Which Roman road ran from the Cotswold town of Bourton-on-the-Water?
Icknield Street Click to see the answer
What is the name of the Spartan king who led the Greeks in the 'Battle of Thermopylae'?
Pigments were invented in which modern-day country?
What did ancient Romans use in lieu of toilet paper?
A Wet Sponge
What is the name of the small room considered to be the place where the Inca Empire came to an end?
What is the name of the film which is based on the 'Battle of Thermopylae'?
What name was given to the tunics worn by people in Ancient Rome?
Which of these countries is home to many fine Roman ruins?
Which ancient civilization was Alaric king of?
The Medici family were famously the patron of which artist?
The Incas regarded which of these plants as being sacred or magical?
The Shyris Civilisation thrived in which country?
What is the Roman numeral for 3?
III Click to see the answer
What was the proper name for the Achaemenid Empire?
Which disease is widely regarded to have claimed the lives of the majority of the Inca population?
The ancient Greeks are considered the first to practice which of these?
Which Emperor had his horse elected a consul of Rome?
What is the name of the temple dedicated to the goddess Athena?
Which language did Cleopatra speak?
Which Roman Emperor resided in the Villa Jovis on the Isle of Capri?
Which civilization was Dido the founder and first queen of?
The Olympic Games were first enacted by which ancient civilization?
Isca Dumnoniorum was the Roman name for which UK city?
Which ancient civilization invented banknotes?
The story takes place in which of Middle-earth's ages?
The Aztec city of Tenochtitlan is now the location of which modern-day city?
In Roman times, what was a 'biga'?
The title 'consul' was usually given to leaders of which empire?
Roman Click to see the answer
In which city was Solomon's Temple located?
mommifying bodies was a practice of which ancient land?
In which ancient civilization was the crane invented?
Which of these is the oldest Chinese dynasty?
Which ancient empire was Theodora, wife of Justinian I, the empress of?
Nebuchadnezzar II was the leader of which ancient civilization?
When are mammoths believed to have become extinct?
Where was the ancient people of the Caras people based?
Julius Caesar is a figure associated with which ancient civilization?
Which Inca symbol is widely regarded as their equivalent of the tree of life in other mythologies?
In ancient Rome, what value was X?
Which Roman Emperor sentenced St.Peter to death?
What is the name of the fighting formation used by the ancient Greeks?
Which of these is an ancient Greek philosopher?
Which of these Roman roads ran north from York?
Theodora, wife of Justinian I, was empress of which ancient empire?
Which place was known in Roman times as Ratae?
What was the Roman name for Lichfield?
Letocetum Click to see the answer
The Great _____ of Giza - what is the missing word?
A wall across northern Britain to keep out the barbarians was built by which Roman emperor?
The Norte Chico civilization sprung up in which modern-day country?
In ancient Greece, what was the name of the military commanders elected annually?
What does sericulture, invented in China in 3630 BC, involve making?
Roughly when was the wheel invented?
Which sea did the Romans call Mare Nostrum?
Public bath houses are closely associated with which ancient civilization?
What is the Roman numeral for 50?
What type of peasant was tied to the land in the Middle Ages?
What shape is the Coliseum of Ancient Rome?
Zoroastrianism is an ancient religion from which country?
Which ancient civilization was Nebuchadnezzar II the leader of?
Which emperor oversaw the AD 43 Roman invasion of Britain?
Which Middle Ages movement tried to reconcile faith?
Which city is generally said to be the center of the Renaissance?
What was an iron worker known as in the Middle Ages?
The Caranqui Civilisation thrived in which nation?
In which century did the Romans adopt the Christian faith?
The Roman road of Portway connected London to where?
Which of these civilizations is famous for using hieroglyphs?
Ancient Egyptian Click to see the answer
The implementation of aqueducts and roads is associated with which civilization?
Which of these books about war strategy was written by Emperor Sun Tzu of China?
The Art of War
In which ancient civilization would you find colosseums?
How many parts did the book Don Quixote get published in?
Of these Chinese dynasties, which is the oldest?
The Jiroft civilization existed in which modern-day country?
Why did the Portuguese import slaves from Africa?
The locals were dying and running away
When approximately were 'The Iliad' and 'The Odyssey' written?
In what year did the Romans successfully invade Britain?
Under what circumstances did the Roman Emperor Nero die?
In which modern-day country was the flute first invented?
Which of these is an ancient Greek temple and famous landmark?
In which country did the ancient religon Zoroastrianism originate?
Which of these ancient philosophers was famously executed?
The leaders of which empire were usually given the title 'consul'?
Who invaded England during the reign of Alfred the Great, King of Wessex?
What city was a Roman fortress called Deva?
What's the name of the Roman road connecting York and London?
Which city did the Romans call Verulamium?
Which group in the Middle Ages would traditionally sport a 'Tonsure''?'
In ancient Rome, how much was XIV?
In which modern-day country were pigments invented?
The river Nile runs through which ancient land?
What sort of headgear did Roman Centurions wear?
Plumed helmets Click to see the answer
Which of these did the ancient Romans invent?
The Cycladic civilization was located in which modern-day country?
What did the ancient Egyptians make papyrus out of?
Which ancient civilization invented papyrus?
Which of his family members did Nero, the Roman emperor, kill?
His Wife and Mother
In which country was pottery invented?
The ancient Romans built 'aqueducts' to carry what?
In what year were the Romans expelled from Britain?
The fall of the city of Troy is explicitly featured in which ancient epic poem?
On which religion are the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama based?
Which philosopher was Aristotle a student of?
In the Middle Ages, women would give thyme to warriors for what?
Sparta, Athens and Crete are all cities of which ancient empire?
In which country was Boudica queen of a tribe?
In which year were the Romans expelled from Britain?
In which country did Ashoka the Great rule?
How was the French able to invade and built settlements in Brazil?
many of the Portuguese settlements failing
In Ancient Rome, what was a 'lanista'?
What name was given to the studded glove which Roman boxers wore?
Solomon's Temple was located in which city?
The creature Cerberus' job was to keep people out of where?
The Trojan War is famous for a hollow sculpture of what animal?
The flute was first invented in which modern-day country?
Which of these was the Roman name for 'market day'?
What was the number of tribes present by the time the Portuguese arrived?
Confucius is said to have written how many 'classics'?
The 'golden apples' of Greek mythology were what?
What is the Roman numeral for 101?
The ancient Italian town of Pompeii was buried when a volcano near Naples erupted in 79AD. Name the volcano?
What alcoholic drink did ancient Greeks drink mostly?
When was the colony built by the French evicted by the Portuguese?
Which language was used across the Roman empire?
Scarab beetles are most closely associated with which ancient civilization?
Egyptian Click to see the answer
Charlemagne was crowned on what day in 800 A.D.?
What was the name of the slave who famously led the revolt against the Roman government in 72BC?
How many heads did the Greek mythological creature Cerberus have?
When Caligula was murdered, which of his relatives took his place as Roman Emperor?
How was Ireland known by the ancient Romans?
In the process of knighthood, what age did a squire become a full knight?
21 Click to see the answer
Juggling was frowned upon in the Middle Ages, what were proponents of this art disdainfully called?
In ancient Greece, Hades was the fearsome god of what?
Which game was banned for a period in the Middle Ages, fearing it might reduce time spent on archery?
Which leader commissioned the Domesday Book?
William the Conqueror
In which Italian city was Renaissance artist Raphael born?
Dante Alighieri wrote which book during the Renaissance?
Which social system are the ancient Greeks often credited with inventing?
Which of these is the name of the coin used in the Ancient Roman Empire?
Which new group of art patrons emerged during the Renaissance?
Merchants Click to see the answer
In what years did the Black Death affect Europe?
1347 to 1351
Now meaning 'wild', what was the name of the people who destroyed the western Roman Empire some 1600 years ago?
How many tasks did the Greek hero Heracles have to complete for King Eurystheus?
According to legend, which pair of twins founded Rome in around 750BC?
Romulus and Remus
Who was the first ever Holy Roman Emperor?
Approximately how many soldiers made up a Roman legion?
Which of these was a celebrated Greek warrior and later King of Macedon?
Alexander the Great
How was the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus destroyed?
Which country's name, issued by Christopher Columbus, literally means 'Depth'?
The western world's modern-day calendar is derived from which ancient civilization?
In the Middle Ages, what was a vassal?
Lower ranking noble
Dido was the founder and first queen of which civilization?
Carthage Click to see the answer
Venus of Urbino is a famous work by which artist?
In which century did the 'Middle Ages' begin?
A sarcophagus was the ancient Egyptian equivalent of a modern-day what?
The Splitting of the Catholic and Orthodox Churches was called what?
The Achaemenid Empire was the proper name for which ancient civilization?
Which of these cities was the capital of Russia during the Middle Ages?
Cyrus the Great was a ruler of which ancient empire?
Hatshepsut was a famous ruler of which ancient civilization?
Jupiter was the king of the gods in which ancient civilization's religion?
How many of the 'Seven Wonders of the Ancient World' were built by Greeks?
Sericulture, invented in China in 3630 BC, involves the making of what?
Which of these wars came first?
World War I
Who reclaimed Jerusalem from the Christian Crusaders?
Whose imperial family is said to be able to trace itself back to the original emperor, from 660 BC?
Which animal famously held special significance for the ancient Egyptians?
Cats Click to see the answer
Ares was the Greek god of what?
Anubis, the ancient Egyptian god of the afterlife, has the head of which animal?
The first Crusade began in what century?
In which building was Thomas a Becket murdered in 12th Century?
What's another name for the Eastern Roman empire that fizzled out around 1400?
How many eyes did the Greek mythogical creature Cyclops have?
Cleopatra was famously romantically linked to whom?
Which group made up the largest part of the population in feudal society?
Which of these Renaissance men was an Astronomer?
Hippocrates was known as the father of what?
What is an Italian style of architecture used during the Renaissance?
In ancient Egypt, Ra was the most important god, responsible for what?
Brunelleschi, Ghiberti, Donatello and Masaccio are known as what?
Inventors of the New Style
Approximately how much of the European population was wiped out by the Black Death in the Middle Ages?
Who is often depicted as the messenger of the gods in Greek polytheism?
Which Roman emperor built a wall across northern Britain to keep out barbarians?
In which modern-day country would the Zapotec civilization have lived?
Which Pope called for the First Crusade to start?
Urban II Click to see the answer
Which country do you associate with Reconquista?
According to Middle Ages legend, Lady Godiva rode which animal?
Magyars were a barbarian group that settled where?
How many 'classics' is Confucius said to have written?
Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of what?
During the Middle Ages, what did leapers have to carry to warn others of their disease?
Which ancient epic poem explicitly features the fall of the city of Troy?
In which modern-day country are the Hanging Gardens of Babylon said to have been built?
Icarus, a figure of ancient Greek mythology, famously flew too close to what?
During the process of mommification, the brain was removed through which facial opening?
The ancient Greek god of war was Ares, but what was his name in Roman mythology?
The Iliad' and 'The Odyssey' were written approximately when?
The Battle of Thermopylae was waged between ancient Greece and which other nation?
Hugh Capet was the first ever King of where?
Babylon was the capital of which of these ancient empires?
The Uffizi Gallery, containing important Renaissance paintings, is located in which city?
In which ancient Roman structure would you have found the caldarium, the tepidarium and the frigidarium?
In which modern-day country did the Norte Chico civilization spring up?
Wassily Kandinsky was a proponent of which school of Art?
In what year was the Domesday Book completed?
In ancient Egypt, sarcophagi were commonly made of which material?
Which of these ancient gods has the same name in both Greek and Roman mythology?
What nationality was the renaissance painter Titian?
How was Alexander III of Macedon more commonly known?
Alexander the Great
What did Tupac Yupanqui rename the city of Guapondelig?
View of Toledo is a famous work by which artist?
Which of these people was both a monk and an artist?
The Greek and Roman Empire was called what in the later Middle Ages?
Alaric was king of which ancient people?
According to Greek polytheism, Zeus had two brothers. Who were they?
Poseidon and Hades
In the Middle Ages, who occupied a Scriptorium?
Miguel de Cervantes is best known for writing which book?
Aristotle was a student of which philosopher?