histroy of rome



Rome is founded

753 bc

Rome was founded by romlus.

Rome becomes a repulic

500 bc

The last king is expelled and Rome is now ruled by sentors.

Constantine becomes Emperor in 306 AD


Rome becomes a Christian empire. Before this, Rome persecuted the Christians. Constantius dies. His son Constantine is the new vice-emperor of Galerius.

Hadrian Wall is built


The Hadrian Wall was built in 122 AD. It was a long wall built across northern England in an effort to keep the barbarians out.

Much of ROME burns (it burns:0)


Nero set FIRE to Rome and blames it on Christians.

Colosseum is built


The Colosseum was built in 80 AD. The completion of the Colosseum was celebrated with 100 days of games. The Romans invade Scotland.


Hannlbal invades itley

218 bc

Hannlbal invades the cathage army to invade Itley

Jullius Casear becomes the first dictator of Rome

45 bc

Jullis Casear defeats Pompey in a civil war.

The Visigoths sack Rome


This was the first time in 800 years that the city of Rome has fallen to an enemy. It was a huge uproar

End of the Western Roman Empire and the fall of Ancient Rome


The last Roman Emperor Romulus Augustus is defeated by the German Goth Odoacer. This is the start of the Dark Ages in Europe.

The Byzantine Empire ends


The Byzantine Empire comes to an end as it falls to the Ottoman Empire. The Ottoman Turks capture Constantinople in 1453 A.D. It is renamed Istanbul in 1930.



Jullius casear is assasssinated

44 bc

Jullius casear is assassinated on the ides of march by macus.

Romen empire begins

27 bc

octivus appoints himself empoeror



Theodosius I proclaims Christianity as the sole religion of the Roman Empire in 380 AD.

Rome splits


In 395 AD, Rome split into two empires - the Western Roman Empire and the Eastern Roman Empire. Each side had a ruler in charge of it. The Roman Empire was split by Theodosius.