publication date: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 (part of Spring 2012)

category: Government

clue: This summery ruler became Rome's first emperor after his defeat of Antony and Cleopatra.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Aaron Shurtleff

When in Rome: The ancient Romans founded one of the greatest empires of antiquity, excelling in government, war, arts, and general decadence. Get in a time machine and spend this week identifying some of the major figures of the Roman era.

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Happy birthday!

Steve West turns 59 today.