Episode 65 Quiz

Welcome to the quiz for Episode 65: Seneca and the Julio-Claudians. See what you can recall about Seneca’s turbulent life and the imperial reigns under which he lived by clicking “START” below!

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Following the murder of Agrippina, Seneca:

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Seneca spent much of the 40s exiled in:

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Which of the following did NOT take place in the tumultuous 60s CE – a very eventful decade in Roman history?

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The nominal reason for Seneca’s exile was:

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Which of the following best describes Seneca’s attitude toward Caligula?

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What was early Christianity’s perspective on Seneca?

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Seneca’s father, Seneca the Elder, was:

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Seneca was from:

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Which of the following do Seneca’s consolations NOT do:

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In 29 CE, the Praetorian Prefect Sejanus, during a long absence by Tiberius, made a bid for executive power. What prompted this power grab?

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Claudius’ fourth and final wife:

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Seneca’s Apocolycyntosis, the only satirical work the author produced, satirized:

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Seneca’s On Anger and On Clemency were inspired by which two emperors, respectively?

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Historians believe that the health condition Seneca suffered from was most likely:

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As Tacitus tells it, in the wake of Caligula’s assassination, a soldier found Claudius:

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