8th grade world history Timeline

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Roman Republic is founded

509 BCE

Democracy develops in Athens

508 BCE

Peloponnesian War Begins

431 BC

Athens surrenders ending the Peloponnesian War

404 BC

Julius Caesar becomes dictator for life ending the Republic

44 BC

Pax Romana begins

30 BCE

Jesus is born according to Christian Tradition

1 ad

Jesus crucified for challenging Roman dogma

33 ad

Nero began to officially persecute Christians

64 ad

The Colloseum is completed

80 AD

The Pax Romana ends

180 Ad

Diocletian divides the Empires

285

Constantine ended the persecution of Christians

313

Constantine built "new Rome" in modern day Turkey

330

Theodosious made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire

380

Theodosious officially made the Roman Empire two seperate empires

395

Alaric (Goths) destroyed Rome

410

Western Empire collapses

476