Caesar, Magnus, Crassus, Cicero

Events

Birth of Marcus Lucinius Crassus

115 B.C.

Birth of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus

106 B.C.

Birth of Marcus Tullius Cicero

106 B.C.

Birth of Gaius Julius Caesar

100 B.C.

Served in the army under his father, Gnaeus Pompeius Strabo, during the Social Wars

89 B.C.

Appointed High Priest by Gaius Marius

84 B.C.

Joins Sulla against Marian forces

84 B.C.

Commanded the victorious right wing of Sulla's army at the Collins Gate, the decisive battle of Civil War

82 B.C.

Captured by the Pirates and held to ransom while en route to Rhodes to learn skills of public speaking

75 B.C.

Appointed qaestor for western Sicily

75 B.C.

Served as military tribune

72 B.C.

Crushes the Spartacus slave revolt in Southern Italy

71 B.C.

Served as Quaestor in Spain

69 B.C.

Defeated Mithridates

65 B.C.

Served as censor with Quintus Lutatius Catulus

65 B.C.

Served as Praetor

62 B.C.

Served as Consul

59 B.C.

Elected as Consul for a second time

55 B.C.

Campaigning against the Parthians

54 B.C.

Battle of Carrhae, Crassus was enticed by the prospect of military glory and riches, him and his generals were killed

53 B.C.

Death of Marcus Licinius Crassus

53 B.C.

Served as proconsul of Cilicia

51 B.C.

Decided he could not raise a force to defeat Caesar so he and other senators left Rome for Greece

49 B.C.

Arrived in Egypt, reached shore, and then was stabbed to death by Achilles

48 B.C.

Death of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus

48 B.C.

Appointed Dictator of Rome for life

44 B.C.

Death of Gaius Julius Caesar

44 B.C.

Caught outside Formia as he was leaving to try to reach Macedonia, he was assassinated(beheaded)

43 B.C.

Death of Marcus Tullius Cicero

43 B.C.

Intersection of Key Moments in Roman History

Overlap of Caesar, Magnus, Crassus, and Cicero

Served in the army under Gnaeus Pompeius Strabo, father of Pompey in the Social wars

90 B.C.

Served as consul with Marcus Licincus Crassus

70 B.C.

Pompey and Crassus are both made consuls

70 B.C.

Made the speech, Pro Lege Manilia, in support of the Manilian Law which extended Pompey's command of the army enabling him to fight and defeat Mithridates

66 B.C.

Lent money to Julius Caesar to help his campaign through Europe

61 B.C.

Declined offer to be apart of the Triumvirate with Caesar, Magnus, and Crassus

60 B.C.

Formed an alliance with Caesar and Pompey creating the First Triumvirate

60 B.C.

Formed an alliance with Pompey and Crassus(Triumvirate)

60 B.C.

Formed an alliance with Julius Caesar and Crassus (Triumvirate)

60 B.C.

Pompey married Julius Caesar's daughter Julia

59 B.C.

Helped Cicero return to Rome after he was exiled

58 B.C.

Cicero returned to Rome after being exiled to Greece and was helped by Pompey

57 B.C.

Relations between Pompey and Crassus were becoming increasingly strained, there was unrest in Rome due to several poor harvests

56 B.C.

Luca Conference, Caesar's governship was extended, Pompey and Crassus were elected consuls, Cicero played no part in it

56 B.C.

With Crassus dead and the marriage tie between Caesar and Pompey broken, the Triumvirate fell apart

53 B.C.

Pompey refused to grant Julius Caesar the position of consul in absentia

51 B.C.

Made the difficult decision to join Pompey in Greece

49 B.C.

Pursued to Egypt to go after Pompey, OH BOY was presented with Pompey's head

48 B.C.

Battle of Pharsalus, decisive victory over Pompey who fled to Egypt

48 B.C.

Battle of Dyrrhachium against Pompey in Macedonia, forced to retreat

48 B.C.

Met with Caesar who pardoned him and Cicero was able to return to Rome

47 B.C.