The Roman Monarchy

  • 146

    Corinth is destroyed and its citizens are sold as slaves

  • Period: 146 to

    General Publius Cornelius Aemilianus Africanus defeats Carthage in the Third Punic War

  • 147

    Macedonia is made into a Roman province

  • Period: to

    Gaius Marius is elected to the position of consul as a novus homo for five years to prevent an invasion by Germanic tribes

    Novo homo- No family member ever held a high office position before
  • Period: to

    Gaius Sempronius Gracchus is elected tribune. He passed many laws reforming the Republic, but he is killed in another riot.

  • Period: to 200

    The Romans attack Macedonia

    Motives: Macedonia helped Carthage during the Punic Wars
    Outcome: The Romans become the dominant power in Greece, and Greek cities are granted independence
  • Period: to

    The Romans attack Syria

    Motive: Hannibal advised Antiochus, King of Syria, to attack Greece
    Outcome: Syria is a greatly weakened Middle Eastern power
  • Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus is elected as a tribune, although he was killed in a riot at a later date

    (After granting the plebians rights and land from various wars)