Rome

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In History
  • -509 BCE

    Founding of Rome

    Founding of Rome
    The Romans founded Rome itself in 509 B.C. Once it was founded they decided that they didn't want to be a monarch so they became what is today known as a republic. In a republic the people chose who they want to be their ruler.
  • -306 BCE

    Constantine 1

    Constantine 1
    Constantine 1, born in 306 B.C. In 312 B.C. he became the first Christian Emperor ever in Rome! However being a Christian ruler he didn't force his religion on anyone. He allowed freedom of religion. Though, he didn't like paganism at all. He also made gold coins the current in Rome. Among other things he created the capital of eastern Rome and called it Constantinople. He died in 337 B.C.
  • -200 BCE

    Advances in Architecture

    Advances in Architecture
    The Romans were actually the civilization that invented concrete. They used it for building, much like we do today. They used it in almost every thing. From columns to domed roofs concrete was everywhere.
    They drew a lot of inspiration for their architecture from Greece who made simplistic and bold columns. However, the Romans aimed for more of a spectacular and decorated approach to the style of their buildings.
  • -27 BCE

    Augustus Caesar

    Augustus Caesar
    Augustus Caesar was Rome's first Emperor. He became emperor in 27 B.C. While he was ruling he created roads for trading. he was an all around great ruler who even created a stable, efficient government. He died in 14 A.D.
  • -27 BCE

    Pax Romana

    Pax Romana
    Pax Romana, or "Roman peace"in Latin, was a time of peace and tranquility due to good rulers through out this time, from Augustus to Marcus Augustus. Pax Romana ended in 180 A.D. It over all lasted 207 years.
  • -4 BCE

    Jesus's Teachings

    Jesus's Teachings
    Jesus, born in Bethlehem, in about 4 B.C. is mainly known through the first four books of the New Testament, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. In these books his amazing story is told. He preached to the people everywhere he went. he usually taught in parables. His 12 disciples retold and repeated the stories he told and spread his word. He taught about morals, ethics, The Ten Commandments, and empathy among other things. For instance he stressed that we should forgive others like God forgave us.
  • 14

    End of the Republic

    End of the Republic
    Augustus was the first ruler of the new Roman Empire and the one who put an end to the republic. "Through firm but moderate policies, Augustus laid the foundation for a stable government, helping Rome to recover from its endless civil wars."
  • 270

    Rome Expands Its Empire

    Rome Expands Its Empire
    By 270 B.C. Rome had conquered almost the entire Italian peninsula. It started overthrowing the closest cities to it, then just kept conquering. Rome was merciless when conquering unless the enemy would surrender in which they'd be much more merciful.
  • 284

    The Division of Rome / Founding of Constantinople

    The Division of Rome / Founding of Constantinople
    Rome was divided in 284 by emperor Diocletian to restore decaying Rome to its former glory. For, Rome was becoming a mess due to a spell of bad luck and lack of preparation. During his time as emperor he founded the capitol of Eastern Rome and called it Constantinople.
    It was where Turkey is right now.