Rome timeline

Events

Minoans dominate sea trade

2000 BC - 1400 BC

Hellenes dominate mainland

1700 BC - 1200 BC

Minoan culture ends

1450 BC

Mycenaeans falls

1200 BC

Dorians move into Greece

1150 BC - 750 BC

First Olympic games

776 BC

Sparta conquers Messenia

725 BC

Messenians revolt against rule

625 BC

Draconian law was invented

621 BC

Solon starts his rule

594 BC

Romans overthrow Tarquin the Proud

509 BC

Cleisthenes starts his rule

500 BC

Ionian Greeks revolt against Persian taxes

499 BC - 493 BC

Battle of Marathon

490 BC

Persians launch new invasion of Greece

480 BC

Golden Age of Greece

477 BC - 431 BC

Pericles reigned Athens

461 B.C. - 429 B.C.

The Peloponnesian Wars begin

431 BC - 404 BC

Macedonians invade and defeat Greeks

338 BC

Macedonians invade Persia

334 BC

Battle of Issus

333 BC

Persia is defeated again by Alexander

331 BC

Alexander conquers part of the Indus River Valley

326 BC

Punic Wars

264 BC - 146 BC

Scipio defeats Hannibal in Battle of Zama

202 BC

Julius Caesar murdered by senators

44 B.C.

Battle of Actium

31 BC

Roman republic ends

27 BC

Rome's peak

27 BC - 180

Great Fire of Rome

64 AD

Constantine legalizes christianity

313 AD

restores Roman empire, brings it to single ruler

325 AD

Renames capital "Constantinople"

330 AD

Western half disappears politically

476 AD