The Fall of the West


The Pax Romana begins.

27 BCE

The Emperor Nerva, the first of the Five Great Emperors, takes the throne.

96 CE

The Pax Romana ends.

180 CE

The new Eastern Roman Empire capital is renamed Constantinople after Emperor Constantine.

324 CE

Alaric, a Visigoth, invades western Rome.

410 CE

Odoacer deposes Emperor Romulus Augustus ending the Roman Empire in the west.

476 CE