The Five Good Emperors of Rome & the Nervan-Antonine Dynasty


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What was common to the Five Good Emperors of Rome, with the exception of Nerva?

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1. How did the rule of Trajan differ from the rule of Nerva?

2. Why was the choice of Aurelius different from all of the other emperors of the time?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Nervan-Antonine Dynasty of Rome saw the reign of the Five Good Emperors, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of this period. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of key details related to the emperors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius
  • Selection of imperial heirs
  • Names of the Five Good Emperors
  • Assassination of a Nervan-Antonine emperor

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Western civilization lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Nervan-Antonine Dynasty
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the catalyst for the reign of the Five Good Emperors

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson The Five Good Emperors of Rome & the Nervan-Antonine Dynasty. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the history of the Nervan-Antonine Dynasty
  • Know the lives and accomplishments of the Five Good Emperors
  • Understand the historical impact of the Nervan-Antonine Dynasty