Roman History Timeline

Events

Legendary founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus

753 BCE

Etruscan Rule

650 BCE - 400 BCE

Roman Republic

509 BCE - 264 BCE

Publication of the twelve tables

450 BCE

First Punic War with Carthage

264 BCE - 241 BCE

Roman conquest of the Mediterranean

264 BCE - 133 BCE

Destruction of Carthage

149 BCE - 146 BCE

Decline and fall of Roman Republic

133 BCE - 31 BCE

Reforms of Tiberius Gracchus

133 BCE

Reforms of Gaius Gracchus

123 BCE - 121 BCE

Sulla as dictator

82 BCE - 79 BCE

First Triumvirate

60 BCE

Caesar crosses Rubicon

January 10, 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

31 BCE - 14 AD

The Pantheon

27 BCE - 14 AD

Jesus

6 BCE - 30 AD

Paul

5 AD - 67 AD

Julio-Claudian rules

14 AD - 68 AD

Early Empire

14 AD - 180 AD

Tiberius

14 AD - 37 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

August 24, 79 AD

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

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