Ancient Rome

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Legend of Romulus and Remus (753)

753 BC

Rome becomes a republic (509)

509 BC

Creation of bronze tablets (451)

451 BC

Romans rule entire Italian Peninsula (264)

264 BC

Roman ritually with Carthage leads to Punic War (264)

264 BC

Second Punic War (221)

221 BC

Death of Marcus Aurclius (180)

180 BC

Rome destroys Carthage ending the third Punic War (146)

146 BC

Gracchi is elected tribune (133)

133 BC

Romans conquer Judea (63)

63 BC

First triumvirate is created (60)

60 BC

Death of Crassus (53)

53 BC

Caesar becomes dictator (45)

45 BC

Roman republic ends (44)

44 bc

Time of Pax Romana (31-180)

31 bc - 180

Augustus becomes emperor (27)

27 BC

region of Augustus (27-14)

27 BC - 14

People abandon farms as plague spreads through the empire (250-295)

250 - 295

Constantine constructs his triumphal Arab near the Colosseum (312-315)

312 - 315

Roman capital moved to Byzantium, renamed Constantinople (330)

330

Defeat of Romans by Vistigoths (378)

378

Romans adopt Christianity (392)

392

Roman empire is divided both regions have capitals (395)

395

Western empire abandons Brittian (407)

407

Vandals attack Rome (455)

455

Last Roman Emperor Deposed (476)

476

Paul travels to spread Christianity (45-62)

45 - 62

Paul spreads Christianity among non Jews (45-62)

45 - 62

Destruction of Pompeii (79)

79

Birth of Jesus (4)

4