The city of Rome is founded.
Rome becomes a Republic, the king is overthrown.
Hannibal invades Italy, this was part of the Second Punic War.
Julius Ceaser is the first dictator of Rome, this signals the end of the Roman Republic.
Julius Ceaser is assassinated.
Much of Rome burns
The Hadrian Wall is built to keep out barbarians.
Constantine becomes emperor
The Roman Empire splits into two
The Byzantine Empire falls to the Ottoman Empire.