Ancient Rome- Laila whorton

Timeline created by mrmoldenhauer
In History
  • -753 BCE

    Start of Rome

    Start of Rome
    Rome was supposedly founded by twins Romulus and Remus. They were taken in by a she-wolf.
  • -509 BCE

    Beginning of the Roman Republic

    Beginning of the Roman Republic
    The Roman Republic began after the overthrow of Tarquinius which was the last king of Rome.
  • -450 BCE

    Twelve Tables

    Twelve Tables
    The first Roman law code was written on 12 bronze tablets and displayed for people to see.
  • -283 BCE

    Diocletian

    Rome was falling into a period of political instability. Diocletian set out to restore the empire.
  • -73 BCE

    Spartacus

    Spartacus
    Spartacus leads slaves to an uprising after defeating the soldiers along with the other gladiators.
  • -58 BCE

    Julius ceasar

    Julius ceasar
    Julius Ceasar and Pompey were two consuls. Julius Ceasar had Pompey murdered in Egypt and then named himself dictator.
  • -44 BCE

    Assassination of Julius Ceasar

    Assassination of Julius Ceasar
    Julius is stabbed multiple times by multiple people including his close friend, Brutus, on the ides of March.
  • -27 BCE

    Ceasar Agustus

    Ceasar Agustus
    The Roman empire begins as Ceasar Agustus becomes the first Roman Emperor.
  • 64

    Rome Burns

    Rome Burns
    The city of Rome is on fire as the emperor Nero supposedly watches and plays the lyre.
  • 80

    Colosseum

    Colosseum
    The Colosseum is built. It seated 50,000 spectators.
  • 312

    Rise of christianity

    Rise of christianity
    The emperor Constantine saw a vision of a cross that he thought was saying that he would win. He believed that Jesus helped him when and since he was the Emperor, others started to believe.
  • 380

    Theodosius

    Theodosius
    Theodosius declares Christianity to be the major religion of the Roman empire.
  • 410

    Fall of Rome

    Fall of Rome
    The fall of Rome was a long process of decline. Rome was very divided and failed to enforce its rules.