Timeline of Rome

Main

Roman Republic is founded

509 B.C

Democracy develops in Athens

508 B.C

Peloponnesian War begins

431 B.C

Athens surrenders, ending

404 B.C

The Peloponnesian War

404 B.C

Julius Caesar becomes dictator for life, ending the republic

44 B.C

Jesus is born, according to Christian tradition

1 A.D

Jesus crucified for challenging Roman dogma

33 A.D

Theodosius made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire

380 A.D

Theodosius officially made the Roman Empire two separate empires

395 A.D

Alaric (Goths) destroyed Rome

410 A.D

Western Roman empire collapses

476 A.D