Roman History Timeline

Events

legendary founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus

753 BC

Etruscan rule

650 BC - 400 BC

Roman Republic

509 BC - 264 BC

publication of the Twelve Tables

450 BC

Roman conquest of the Mediterranean

264 BC - 133 BC

First Punic War with Carthage

264 BC - 241 BC

Destruction of Carthage

146 BC

Reforms of Tiberius Gracchus

133 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 crosses Rubicon

49 BC

Caesar named dictator

47 BC - 44 BC

Caesar assassinated by senate

44 BC

Cicero killed

43 BC

Second Triumvirate

43 BC

Age of Augustus

31 BC - 14 AD

Octavian defeats Antony

31 BC

Jesus

0 AD - 33 AD

Paul

5 AD - 67 AD

Tiberius

14 AD - 37 AD

Julio-Claudian rules

14 AD - 68 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

Five Good Emperors

96 AD - 180 AD

Pax Romana

96 AD - 180 AD

Trajan

98 AD - 117 AD

Hadrian and Hadrian's Wall

117 AD - 138 AD

The Pantheon

126 AD - 130 AD

Antoninus Pius

138 AD - 161 AD

Marcus Aurelius

161 AD - 180 AD

Roman citizenship to all free Romans

212 AD

Diocletian as leader

284 AD - 305 AD

Constantine as leader

306 AD - 337 AD

Constantine conversion to Christianity

312 AD

Edict of Milan

313 AD

division of Roman Empire

395 AD