Ancient Rome

  • 100

    Rome is Founded by Remus and Romulus

    Rome is Founded by Remus and Romulus
    Ancient Rome According to legend, brothers Romulus and Remus founded Rome together in 753 B.C. Romulus became the first king of Rome after murdering his brother, and named it after himself.
  • 101

    Julius Caeser is Born

    Julius Caeser is Born
    Julius Caesar Julius Caesar, an important political figure, leader of a Roman army, and part of the First Triumvirate, is born on July 13, 100 B.C. in Rome.
  • 102

    Tiberius Elected

    Tiberius Gracchus Tiberius Gracchus, an iconic figure of the late Roman Republic who had many ideas, was elected into office of tribune in 133 A.D.
  • 103

    Tiberius Executed

    Tiberius Gracchus Tiberius is clubbed to death in 134 B.C. for rushing anf forcing many of his ideas and laws on the people and using his power in questionable ways.
  • 104

    Augustus is Born

    Augustus is Born Major Historians: Complete Texts' >Augustus</a> Augustus (Octavian), one of the first emperors of the Roman Empire, is born in 63 B.C.
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    The First Triumvirate is Formed

    The First Triumvirate is Formed
    The First Triumvirate The First Triumvirate, between Pompey, Crassus, and Caesar, is formed in 60 B.C.
  • 106

    First Triumvirate is Disbanded

    First Triumvirate The First Triumvirate is broken apart and starts to die out in 56 B.C.
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    The Second Triumvirate is Formed

    The Second Triumvirate is Formed
    Second Triumvirate After Caesar's death, the second Triumvirate is formed in 43 B.C. between Octavian, Marc Antony, and Lepidus.
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    Constantine is Born

    Constantine is Born
    Constantine Constantine the Great, a great, strong fighter and future leader of Rome, is born in 272 A.D.
  • 111

    Constantine Dies

    Constantine Constantine the Great succumbs to illness and dies in 337 A.D.
  • 112

    Rome is Split

    Roman Timeline The Roman Empire is split for a second time in 364 A.D. after Jovian's death.
  • 113

    The Birth of Christianity

    The Birth of Christianity
    ChristianityBirth of Christianity - Video Christianity became the predominant religion in Rome in 312 A.D., but wasn't completely understood until 381 A.D., when the Council of Nicea gave it a clear defined core of beliefs.
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    Fall of the Western Empire

    Collapse In 476 A.D., the Romans fall to various German forces and their armies under Romulus Augustus' rule.
  • Cleopatra and Antony Flee and Commit Suicide

    Second Triumvirate After being defeated by Octavian, Marc Antony abandons his army and flees with Cleopatra. They commit suicide in 30 B.C., but in an unusual way. Antony had believed Cleopatra dead already, so he killed himself. However, she actually wasn't dead, but when she sees that he is dead, she subsequently kills herself too. This is what inspired Romeo and Juliet.
  • The Colosseum is Built

    The Colosseum is Built
    Colosseum The beautiful Colosseum is built in 70 A.D. by Titus, and is used to host events for public entertainment, such as gladiator fights and public executions.