Timeline of Roman History

Events

Legendary founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus

753 BC

Etruscan rule

650 BC - 400 BC

Roman Republic

509 B.C. - 264 B.C.

Roman conquest of the Mediterranean

264 BC - 133 BC

First Punic War with Carthage

264 BC - 241 BC

Destruction of Carthage

146 BC

Decline and fall of Roman Republic

133 BC - 31 BC

Reforms of Gaius Gracchus

123 BC - 122 BC

Sulla as dictator

82 BC - 79 BC

First Triumvirate

60 BC

Caesar named Rubicon

49 BC

Caesar named Dictator

47 BC

Caesar assassinated by senate

44 BC

Second Triumvirate

43 BC

Cicero Killed

43 BC

Octavian defeats Antony

31 BC

Age of Augustus

31 BC - 14 AD

Jesus

6 BC - 30 AD

Paul

5 AD - 67 AD

Julio-Claudian rules

14 AD - 68 AD

Tiberius

14 AD - 37 AD

Early Empire

14 AD - 180 AD

Caligula

37 AD - 41 AD

Claudius

41 AD - 54 AD

Nero

54 AD - 68 AD

Famous Roman Fire (Conflagration)

64 AD

Flavians

69 AD - 96 AD

Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

79 AD

Nerva

96 AD - 98 AD

Pax Romana

96 AD - 180 AD

Five Good Emperors

96 AD - 180 AD

Trajan

98 AD - 117 AD

Hadrian and Hadrian's Wall

117 AD - 138 AD

Antoninus Pius

138 AD - 161 AD

Marcus Aurelius

161 AD - 180 AD