Roman Empire history

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Roman republic is found

509 BC

Democracy develops in Athens

508 BC

Peloponnesian war begins

431 BC

Julius Caesear becomes dictator for life, ending the republic

44 BC

Diocletion divides the Empire

285

Theodosius made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire

380

Theodosius officially made the Roman Empire two separate Empires

395

Alaric (Goths) destroyed Rome

410

Western Roman Empire collapses

476