Rome and Middle Ages Timeline

Events

Rome is Founded

753 BCE

Rome is founded.

Caesar Augustus Becomes Emperor

63 BCE

Caesar Augustus is the first emperor of Rome.

Julius Caesar Crosses the Rubicon

49 BCE

Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon with the 13th Legion.

Julius Caesar Dies

44 BCE

Julius Caesar dies on the floor of the Senate.

Jesus is Born

4 BCE

Jesus is born in Bethlehem.

The Roman Empire is Split

284

The Roman Empire splits in two.

Reign of Constantine

306 - 337

Constantine rules as emperor over Rome.

Fall of West Rome

476

West Rome falls, but Eastern Rome prospers.

Charlemagne Becomes King of the Franks

768

The Crusades

1095 - 1291

The Crusades for Jerusalem takes place.

Magna Carta is Signed

1215

King John I signs the Magna Carta.

The Hundred Years' War

1337 - 1453

The Hundred Years' War is waged between Britain and France.

The Black Death Hits Europe

1347

The Black Death invades Europe.

Invention of the Printing Press

1440

The Printing Press is invented.