Roman Timeline


Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus.

753 BC

Rome became a republic.

509 BC

Laws of the Twelve Tables was established.

449 BC

A group commissioned laws suitable for plebeians and patricians.

Hannibal attacks Rome/Italy.

218 BC

Hannibal attacked Italy after his father's death. Carthage and Rome had tense relations.

All non-Roman born citizens were expelled.

98 BC

(Except slaves.)

Rome introduces the aureas- gold coin.

50 BC

Julius Caesar comes to power.

45 BC

Caesar was assassinated

44 BC

"Et tu, Brute?"

Pax Romana began.

27 BC

Pax Romana was a time of peace and prosperity.

Augustus ended pontifex maximus

12 BC

After coming to power, he ended the election of pontifices.