Legend has it that the twin sons of Mars named Romulus and Remus, founded Rome. Romulus then Killed Remus and named the city of Rome after himself.
Rome finally becomes a republic. Rome is now ruled by senators, and the last king has been overthrown.There is a constitution with laws and a complex republican government.
Hannibal leads the Carthage army in his famous crossing of the Alps to attack Rome, which is part of the Second Punic war.
Spartacus a gladiator lead the slaves in an uprising.
Julius Caesar is assassinated on the Ides of March by Marcus Brutus, in hope to bring back the republic, but civil war breaks out.
Caesar Augustus becomes the first Roman Emperor, and the Roman Empire begins.
Lots of Rome burns. Legend has it that Emperor Nero watched the city burn while playing a lyre.
One of the most amazing example of Roman Engineering is built, called the colosseum. The colosseum can fit up too 50,000 spectators
To keep out the barbarians a long wall is built across northern England, it is called the Hadrian Wall
Rome splits into two empires