Timeline

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Roman Republic is founded

509 BC

Democracy develops in Athens

508 BC

Peloponnesian War begins

431 BC

Athen's surrenders, ending, the Peloponnesian War

404 BC

Julius Caesar becomes dictator for life; ending the republic

44 BC

Jesus is born, according to Christian tradition

1 AD

Jesus crucified for challenging Roman dogma

33 AD

Nero began to officially perscute Christians

64 AD

The Colosseum is completed

80 AD

The Pax Romana ends

180 AD

Diocletian divides the empire

285

Constantine ended the persecution Christians

313

Built " New Rome" in modern-day Turkey

330

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