8th Grade World History Timeline

Main

Roman Republic is founded

509 BC - 44 BC

Democracy develops in Athens

508 BC

Peloponnesian War Begins

431 BC - 404 BC

Athens Surrenders, Ending the Peloponnesian War

404 BC - 180 AD

Constantinople is founded

324 BC

Julius Caesar become dictator for life ; ending the republic

44 BC

The Pax Romana Ended

27 BC - 180 AD

Augustus becomes the first Roman emperor

27 BC

Jesus is born, according to christian tradition

1 AD - 35 AD

Jesus crucifed for challenging Roman Dogma

33 AD

Nero began to officially persecute christians

64 AD - 313 AD

The Colosseum is complete

80 AD

The Roman Empire reaches its largest extent

117 AD

Imperial Crisis occurs

235 - 284

Diocletian divides the empire

285 AD

Constantine ended the persecution of christians

313 AD

Goths sack Rome

410

Roman Empire in the west ends

476

Justinian becomes Emperor

527 AD - 565 AD