Ancient Rome

Ancient Roman Time Periods

KINGDOM OF ROME

753 BC - 543 BC

ROMAN REPUBLIC

509 BC - 43 BC

ROMAN EMPIRE

44 BC - 476 AD

Pax Romana

27 BC - 180 AD

Specific Events

Romulus and Remus

753 BC

Romulus and Remus were brothers who cofounded Rome. Legend says that Romulus killed Remus to be the sole ruler of "Rome"

End of Latin and Etruscan king reigns

616 BC

Consul reign begins with Junius Brutey

509 BC

Roman laws set in stone

450 BC

becomes world power

265 BC

First Punic War

264 BC - 241 BC

first known Roman literature

240 BC

Second Punic War

218 BC - 201 BC

Third Punic War

149 BC

roads paved

147 BC

Julius Caesar

49 BC

Roman Civil War

44 BC

Philosopher Seneca

2 AD

Rome destroyed by fire

64 AD

Lucian killed by Nero

65 AD

Mt. Vesuvius destroys Pompeii

79 AD

Rule of Emperors

96 AD