The fall of the Roman Republlic & the rise of the Roman Empire

By km19980
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    The first punic war

    The first punic war
    Rome and Carthage fight over land. Both Rome and Carthrage wanted Sicily which created the trigger for the war.
  • 390

    Gaul Sacks Rome

    Gaul Sacks Rome
    Gaul invades Rome and battles with them. They won the battle and greatly weakened the already weak Roman Republic.
  • Octavian obtains the name Augustus

    Octavian obtains the name Augustus
    Once he obtains this name, he becomes emperor. The name change shows his place of Emperor. This is the time where the Roman Empire was born.
  • Octavian defeats Antony and Cleopatra

    Octavian defeats Antony and Cleopatra
    This was the final war of the Roman Republic. Octavian has to take on the combined forces of Antony and Cleopatra. After he deafeats them, he is ensured his power of Rome and it's dominions.
  • Death of Julius Ceaser

    Death of Julius Ceaser
    The death of Julius Ceaser left Rome without a leader and powerless. Without a leader, they were left vulnerable. This was the key event in the fall of the Roman Republic.
  • Octavian takes power

    Octavian takes power
    Once Octavian is given the place of Julius Ceaser, Rome once again had a leader. This was also a key event in the rise of the Roman Empire.