Roman History

Events

legendary founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus

753 BCE

Etruscan rule

650 BCE

Roman Republic

509 BCE - 264 BCE

publication of the Twelve Tables

450 BCE

Roman conquest of the Mediterranean

264 BCE - 133 BCE

First Punic War with Carthage

264 BCE - 241 BCE

destruction of Carthage

146 BCE

Decline and fall of Roman Republic

133 BCE - 131 BCE

reforms of Tiberius Gracchus

133 BCE

reforms of Gaius Gracchus

123 BCE - 122 BCE

Sulla as dictator

82 BCE - 79 BCE

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

Age of Augustus

31 BCE - 14 CE

Octavian defeats Antony

31 BCE

Pax Romana

27 BCE - 180 CE

Paul

5 CE - 67 CE

Jesus

6 CE - 30 CE

Early Empire

14 CE - 180 CE

Judio-Claudian rules

14 CE - 68 CE

Tiberius

14 CE - 37 CE

Caligula

37 CE - 41 CE

Claudius

41 CE - 54 CE

Nero

54 CE - 68 CE

famous Roman fire (conflagration)

64 CE

Flavians

69 CE - 96 CE

eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

79 CE

Five Good Emperors

96 CE - 180 CE

Nerva

96 CE - 98 CE

Trajan

98 CE - 117 CE

Hadrian and Hadrian's Wall

117 CE - 138 CE

The Pantheon

126 CE

Antonius Pius

138 CE - 161 CE

Marcus Aurelius

161 CE - 180 CE

Roman citizenship to all free Romans

212 CE

Diocletian as leader

284 CE - 305 CE

Constantine as leader

306 CE - 337 CE

Constantine's conversion to Christianity

312 CE

Edict of Milan

313 CE

division of Roman Empire

395 CE