Ancient Rome-Jasmine Allgood

Timeline created by mrmoldenhauer
In History
  • -800 BCE

    Romulus and Remus

    Romulus and Remus
    Legend says that two twin brothers that were raised by a wolf founded Rome
  • -509 BCE

    Romes drove out the Etruscan rulers

    Romes drove out the Etruscan rulers
    Established a republic- ¨that which belongs to the people
    (Chose some of the officials)
  • -476 BCE

    Fall of Rome

    Fall of Rome
    Rome started to fall in political instability and violence. Each leader was either overthrown or assassinated.
  • -264 BCE

    1st Punic War

    1st Punic War
    Rome knew it was unable to defeat Carthage's navy so they spent 20 years rebuilding it to learn that is had been abandoned
  • -237 BCE

    2nd Punic War

    2nd Punic War
    Hamilcar Barca established a new settlement in Spain. Made son swear a blood oath against Rome. And later crossed the Alps with 100k men.
  • -207 BCE

    Rome conquered the entire peninsula

    Rome conquered the entire peninsula
    Roman citizens made good soldiers because they were raised to value courage and loyalty and to respect authority.
  • -63 BCE

    Jews accepted Romans

    Jews accepted Romans
    This was after Judea fell. During the Hellenistic age, many Jews had absorbed Greek culture and ideas.
  • -58 BCE

    Julius Caesar led his army into Gaul

    Julius Caesar led his army into Gaul
    Caesar was a brilliant leader and was feared by other generals after his success.
  • -44 BCE

    Growth of Rome power

    Growth of Rome power
    A new class of wealthy generals, traders, and officials gain power in Rome.
  • -44 BCE

    Death of Caesar

    Death of Caesar
    Caeser died from being stabbed by a mob of his enemies. At this time he had reigned from 46 BC to 44 BC
  • -4 BCE

    Jesus

    Jesus
    at age 30 he began his preaching in villages near Galilee. Became more popular from his miracles such as healing the sick.
  • 284

    Emperor Biocietian set out restore order

    Emperor Biocietian set out restore order
    Retained the wealthier eastern provinces. He also divided the empire in half to ease administration.
  • 312

    Constantine's Conversion

    Constantine's Conversion
    Saw a vision of a cross and it told him that he would win the battle. He believed that Jesus would help him. Soon after, ordered all persecution to stop and became a Christian
  • 312

    Emperor Constantine took throne

    Emperor Constantine took throne
    Issued the Edict of Milan as well as granting religious toleration to Christians
  • 313

    Edict of Milan granted freedom

    Edict of Milan granted freedom
    At the end of the century, Emperor Theodosius made Christianity the official religion of Rome
  • 476

    Rome had been in decline

    Rome had been in decline
    Eventually, Rome and its emperor surrendered to Germanic invaders.
  • Period:
    -260 BCE
    to
    -241 BCE

    Rome fought 3 Punic Wars

    This was against Carthage