Z. History of Rome

Events

Rome is founded by Romulus and Remus, twins

753 B.C.

At the overthrow of King Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Rome's era as a monarchy ends

509 B.C.

First Roman Law Code is inscribed on 12 bronze tables

450 B.C.

Julius Caesar becomes first dictator of Rome

47 B.C. - February 14, 44 B.C.

Julius Caesar assassinated

February 14, 44 B.C.

The Roman Empire

14 C.E. - 285 C.E.

Crucifixion of Jesus, origin of Christianity

Approx. 33 C.E.

Nero set fire to Rome and much of it burns

64 C.E.

The Colosseum is built

Approx. 73 C.E. - 80 C.E.

"Five Good Emperors" period

96 C.E. - 180 C.E.

The Christian Roman Empire

305 C.E. - 330 C.E.

Constantine becomes Emperor

306 C.E. - 324 C.E.

The Fall of the Western Roman Empire

337 C.E. - 493 C.E.

Theodosius I proclaims Christianity as the sole religion of the Roman Empire

380 C.E.

Rome splits into Eastern and Western

395 C.E.

The Byzantine Empire

476 C.E. - 1453 C.E.

Battles/Wars

First Punic War

264 B.C. - 241 B.C.

Second Punic War

218 B.C. - 201 B.C.

Third and Final Punic War

149 B.C. - 146 B.C.

The "Social War"

91 B.C. - 88 B.C.

First Mithridatic War

88 B.C. - 84 B.C.

Civil War

88 B.C. - 82 B.C.

Second Mithridatic War

83 B.C. - 81 B.C.