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Hannibal

0274 bc - 0183 bc

Leader of the Carthage Army.

Scipio Afrricanus

0237 bc - 0183 bc

Roman general who killed Hannibal's brother in Iberia.

Cato

0234 BC - 0149 BC

Mithridates VI

0134 BC - 0063 BC

King of Persia that led a revolt against the Roman colonies in Asia Minor.

The Gracchi Brothers

0133 BC - 0121 BC

Tiberius and Gaius Tribunes of Rome.

Gladiatorial Revolts

0073 BC - 0071 BC

The Roman Empire

0027 bc - 0476

Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

0079 ad - 0080 ad

Edict of Milan

0313 ad - 0314 ad

John Foxe

1517 - 1587

Treason Act

1534 - 1535

The English monarch is the head of the English Church

Acts of Supremacy

1534 - 1535

James Watt

1736 - 1819

Watts Steam Engine

Military

First Punic War

0264 bc - 0241 bc

Rome vs. Carthage

Second Punic War

0218 BC - 0201 BC

Third Punic War

0149 bc - 0146 bc

Marcus Crassus

0115 BC - 0053 BC

He was a business man, a wealthy Roman. Was charged by the Senate to put down the revolt led by Spartacus.

The Jugurthine War

0112 BC - 0107 BC

The Social War

0090 BC - 0088 BC

Battle at Carrhae

0053 BC - 0052 BC

Crassus led his army into ancient Mesopotamia and was defeated by the Parthians. The Senate did not approve the campaign. Crassus died.

Battle of Philipi

0042 bc - 0041 bc

Battle of Teutoburg Forest

0009 ad - 0010 ad

Several Roman legions were destroyed by the Germanic Tribes in Gaul.

War of the Roses

1455 ad - 1497 ad

Lancaster vs. York family.

Oliver Cromwell

1599 - 1658

Government

Gaius Marius

0157 BC - 0086 BC

Cornelius Sulla

0138 BC - 0078 BC

Pompey

0106 BC - 0048 BC

A Roman General, entrusted by the Senate to put down uprisings. Assisted Marcus Crassus with putting down the Spartacus revolt.

Cicero

0106 BC - 0043 BC

Roman Senator and Consul

Julius Caesar

0100 BC - 0044 BC

Mark Antony

0083 BC - 0030 BC

Octavian

0063 BC - 0014 ad

First Triumvirate

0060 BC - 0059 BC

Second Triumvirate

0043 bc - 0042 bc

Tiberius

0014 ad - 0037 ad

Roman Emperor, successor of Augustus Octavian.

Caligula

0035 ad - 0041 ad

Claudius

0041 ad - 0054 ad

Nero

0054 ad - 0068 ad

Year of the Four Emperors

0068 ad - 0069 ad

Four Roman generals took control of the Roman government.

Vespasian

0069 ad - 0079 ad

Trajan

0098 ad - 0117 ad

Hadrian

0117 ad - 0138 ad

Marcus Aurelius

0161 ad - 0180 ad

Commodus

0180 ad - 0192

Barracks Emperors

0235 ad - 0284 ad

30 emperors in fifty years, only one of which died a natural death. The empire was ruled by the military. They decided who would be in power and when they disliked a ruler the ruler would be removed.

Diocletian

0285 ad - 0305 ad

A solider turned emperor. Thought that the empire was too large for one man to rule. Separated the empire into two parts with four rulers.

Constantine

0306 ad - 0337 ad

Battle at Adrianople

0378 ad - 0379 ad

The Visigots destroyed a Roman Army.

Theodosius I

0379 ad - 0395 ad

Henry VII

1457 - 1509

Henry VIII

1491 - 1547

King of England

Important Women

Cleopatra

0069 BC - 0030 BC

Catherine of Argon

1485 - 1536

Wife of Author and Henry VIII

Anne Boleyn

1501 - 1536

Wife of Henry VIII, mother of Elizabeth.

Jane Seymour

1508 - 1537

Wife of Henry VIII

Catherine Parr

1512 - 1548

Wife of Henry VIII

Anne of Cleves

1515 - 1557

Wife of Henry VIII

Queen Mary

1516 - 1558

Daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine. Queen of England.

Catherine Howard

1523 - 1542

Wife of Henry VIII

Elizabeth I

1533 - 1603

Daughter of Henry VIII and Anne, Queen of England.

Lady Jane Grey

1536 - 1554

Edward attempts to add her to the line of succession.

Lucy Hutchinson

1620 - 1681