Roman History Timeline

Events

legendary founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus

753 BC

Etruscan Rule

650 BC - 480 BC

Roman Republic

509 BCE - 264 BCE

publication of the Twelve Tables

450 BCE

First Punic War with Carthage

264 BC - 241 BC

Roman conquest of Mediterranean

264 BCE - 133 BCE

Destruction of Carthage

146 BCE

reforms of Gaius Gracchus

133 BCE

Decline and fall of Roman Republic

133 BCE - 31 CE

reforms of Tiberius Gracchus

133 BC

Sulla as dictator

82 BC - 79 BC

First Triumvirate

60 BCE

Caesar crosses Rubicon

49 BCE

Caesar named dictator

47 BCE - 44 BCE

Caesar assassinated by senate

44 BCE

Second Triumvirate

43 BCE

Cicero killed

43 BCE

Octavian defeats Antony

31 BCE

Age of Augustus

29 BC - 14 AD

Jesus

6 BC - 30 AD

Paul

5 AD - 67 AD

Early Empire

14 AD - 180 AD

Tiberius

14 AD - 37 AD

Julio-Claudian rules

18 AD - 68 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 CE

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

118 AD - 125 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's conversion to Christianity

312 AD

Edict of Milan

313 AD

division of Roman empire

395 AD