: The main external problem facing Augustus throughout his reign was the __________ frontier.
: __________ apparently sought to save society from fear of superstition by setting forth, with great fervor, the scientific and philosophical ideas of Epicurus and Democritus.
: The Aeneid is the most important work of the poet __________.
: The greatest monument constructed during the Augustan age is the __________, or "Altar of Peace," which was dedicated in 9 B.C.E.
: __________, a program of public assistance for the children of the poor, was introduced by Trajan in the second century C.E.
: The writers of the __________ Age were generally negative, gloomy, and pessimistic.
: By the end of the first century C.E., Roman emperors regularly appealed to the brutal contests involving __________ as a way of winning the acclaim of their people.
: The tradition of the prophets promised the coming of a __________, the redeemer who would make Israel triumph over its enemies and establish the kingdom of God on earth.
: The religious establishment in Jerusalem convinced the Roman governor that Jesus and his followers might be dangerous __________.
: Paul of Tarsus was a member of the Jewish sect known as the __________, who were the strictest advocates of Jewish law.
: Under Septimus, the __________, which included senators, equestrians, the municipal aristocracy, and soldiers, were given a privileged position before the law.
: Diocletian knew that the job of defending and governing the entire empire was too great for one individual, so he therefore decreed the introduction of the __________.
: Julian, the successor to Constantius II, was called the __________ by Christians because of his attempt to stamp out Christianity and restore paganism.
: __________ was the practice of worshiping new deities alongside the old and even intertwining elements of several gods to form a new amalgam.
: __________ believed that faith was the starting point for the liberation of human reason, the means by which people could understand what was revealed by faith.