Roman Republic/Empire Timeline

  • Period: Jan 1, 1000 to

    Roman Republilc/Empire 753BCEto 500AD

  • Nov 9, 1000

    Romulus and Remus Found Rome 753BCE

    Romulus and Remus Found Rome 753BCE
    who: Romulus and Remus
    what: Romulus and Remus found Rome after Remus was killed.
    when: 753BCE
    where: Rome
    why: Romulus killed Remus which made him king so he named Rome after himself.
  • Nov 17, 1030

    Christianity Becomes official Religion 395- 500 BC

    Christianity Becomes official Religion 395- 500 BC
    who: Theodosius
    what: Enacted a law making Christianity the official religion of
    when:313 AD
    where: Roman Empire
    why: To declare an official Religion because it was what he believed in
  • Nov 17, 1050

    Domination of Rome by Etruscans 500 BC

    Domination of Rome by Etruscans 500 BC
    who: Romans and Eutruscans
    what: Eutruscans were theinfluence of Roman culture and had power
    when 500 BC
    where: Rome
    why: At this time the had consolidated the Umbrian cities, occupied a large part of Latium, and established colonies.
  • Nov 17, 1050

    Fall of Western Empire 395- 500 BC

    who: Romans
    what: The decline of western Empire
    when: 500 BC (end)
    where: Western Rome
    why: many evens occurred that led to the fall of the empire such as ploiticalproblems, econmic, problems slave revolts, and army loyalty.
  • Nov 8, 1100

    Romans Establish a Republic Govt 509 BC

    Romans Establish a Republic Govt 509 BC
    who: Romans
    what: established a republic govt.
    when: 509 b.c
    where:Roman Empire
    why:
  • Nov 16, 1180

    Twelve Tables Law Established 450 BC

    Twelve Tables Law Established 450 BC
    who: Romans
    what: Earliest attmempt to create a code of law
    when: 450 BC
    where: Rome Empire
    why: to creae a law that both plebians and patricians had to follow and consuls had to enforce
  • Nov 17, 1182

    Attila the Hun Attacks Rome 451 BC

    Attila the Hun Attacks Rome 451 BC
    who: Atila the Hun
    what: Attacks Roman Empire
    when 451 BC
    where: Rome
    why: Attila defeated the eastern empire of Rome and wanted to also defeat the western Empire of Rome to gain total control
  • Jan 1, 1250

    The Punic Wars began 264-241BC

    The Punic Wars began 264-241BC
    who: Carthage and Rome
    what: went to war
    when: 264 -241BC
    where: Sicily
    why: They were fighting over Sicily
  • Nov 17, 1250

    First documented Gladitorial Combat 264 BC

    who: 3 pairs of gladiators
    what: fought to the death
    when: 264 BC
    where: IN Rome at the Forum Boarium
    why: At the funeral of Decimus Iunius Brutas Pera organized by his sons
  • Nov 17, 1280

    Visigoths Plunder Rome 410 BC

    Visigoths Plunder Rome 410 BC
    who: Visigoths
    what: raided Rome without much violence
    when; 410 BC
    where: Rome
    why: because Rome refused to accomodate a barbarian
  • Nov 17, 1320

    Hannibal begins march into Italy 218-201 BC

    Hannibal begins march into Italy 218-201 BC
    who: Hannibal
    what: lead a march into Italy
    when: 218-201 BC
    where: From New Carthage to Italy
    why: to conquer more land north
  • Nov 17, 1330

    Library of Alexandria burned 48 BC ( if caesar is blamed)

    who: It was suspected that Caesar,Theophilus and Omar burnt it down but the true culprate(s) are unknown.
    what: Burned down he library in Alexandria
    when: 48 bc if I blame Caesar
    where: Alexandria
    why: To conceal the fact that there was a dominant religion before Christianity which they wanted to make dominant so they destroyed records to prmote Christianity.
  • Nov 15, 1380

    Spartacus Revolt73 BC

    Spartacus Revolt73 BC
    who: Spartacus and his slave army
    what: revolted against Rome armies
    when: 73 BC
    where: Rome
    why: Pretty much just to rebel against roman govt.
  • Nov 15, 1420

    Julius Caesar defeats Pompey 48BC

    who: Julius caesar and Pompey
    what: fought in a battle
    when: 48 BC
    where:Pharsalus, greece
    why: caesar defeated Pompey because they were powerful men that had conflict with eachother so it was easier to just have a battle where someone came out on top
  • Nov 16, 1430

    Pompey, Crassus, and Caesar form first triumverate 59BC

    Pompey, Crassus, and Caesar form first triumverate 59BC
    who: Pompey, Caesar, and Crassus
    what: formed first triumverate
    when: 59 BC
    where: Rome
    why: to support eachother's ideas in a political alliance
  • Nov 17, 1440

    Rule of Augustus 27 BC- 14AD

    Rule of Augustus 27 BC- 14AD
    who: Augustus (octavian)
    what: Ruled Roman Empire
    when: 27 BC- 14 AD
    where: Roman Empire from the city of Rome
    why: He took over for Julius Caesar after his assasination
  • Nov 15, 1450

    Julius Caesar becomes dictator for life feb 14th 44BC

    Julius Caesar becomes dictator for life feb 14th 44BC
    who: Julius Caesar
    what: became dictator for life
    when: Feb 14th 44BC
    where:Rome
    why:Appointed dictator by romans
  • Nov 16, 1455

    Octavian defeats Antony& Cleopatra 31BC

    Octavian defeats Antony& Cleopatra 31BC
    who: Octavian, Antony, and Cleopatra
    what: Octavian defeats Antony and Cleopatra when their forced to flee to Alexandria where Antont kills himself and Cleopatra is captured. She later dies also.
    when: 31 BC
    where: Actium on the west coast of greece
    why: Because Antony left his wife Octavia for Cleopatra whom he thoght wanted control of the Roman empire.
  • Nov 9, 1470

    Paz Romana 27BC- 180AD

    Paz Romana 27BC- 180AD
    who: Rome
    what:200 years of peace within Rome that extended borders to Asia Minor and secured frontiers, improved cities, govt., resources, and economy of roman life.
    when: 27BC- 180 AD
    where: Rome
    why: To have peace within Rome.
  • Nov 17, 1470

    Completion of pantheon 27- 25 BC

    Completion of pantheon 27- 25 BC
    who: Marcus Aggripa
    what: Pantheon was built
    when: 27-25 AD
    where: Italy
    why: it was a temple for the gods and later when a church was dedicated to the virgin Mary
  • Nov 16, 1530

    Capitol Moved to Constantinople 330AD

    Capitol Moved to Constantinople 330AD
    who: Roman Empire and emperor Constantine
    what: moved their capital to Constanitnople which was origionally byzantium
    when: 330 AD
    where: Constantinople (origionally Byzantium
    why: To have a capital totally for himself where he could get away from previous rome life and make cahnges
  • Nov 7, 1579

    Pompeii Destroyed 79AD

    Pompeii Destroyed 79AD
    who: Pompeii
    what: destroyed
    when:a.d 79
    where: Italy
    Why: volcano erupted
  • Completion of Roman Coliseum 80 AD

    who: Roman Emperor Vespasian initiated its construction in 70 AD
    what: The Flavian Ampitheater was constructed
    when: Finished in 80 AD after the emperor dies
    where: Roman Empire
    why: Its an ampitheater that could hold a large audience and empty quickly.
  • Constantine Gains Throne 306- 337AD

    Constantine Gains Throne 306- 337AD
    who: Constantine
    what: Gains throne when his father dies
    when: 306- 337AD
    where: Roman Empire
    why: His father died which left him to inherit the throne
  • Odacer ousted emperor of Rome 476 AD

    who: Odoacer
    what: Was the last emperor of Rome
    when: 476 AD
    where: Rome
    why: He was German that ruled the western part of the Roman Empire which in turn ended the Roman Empire