Ancient Rome Time Line Project 753 BCE – 476 CE

Create a timeline showing the following 40 events in chronological order.

 

 

753 BCE || Legendary Founding of Rome

 

509 BCE || The Republican Revolution: The Etruscan monarchy is overthrown and the Republic is established

 

494 BCE || The protest of the plebeians and the establishment of the plebeian tribune

 

c. 451 BCE || The Laws of the Twelve Tables

 

264 BCE-241 || The 1st Punic Wars

 

218 BCE-202  || The 2nd Punic Wars

 

146 BCE  || The 3rd Punic Wars

 

73-71 BCE || The Slave War of Spartacus

 

63 BCE || Birth of Octavian, later Augustus Caesar

 

60 BCE || First Triumvirate of Pompey, Crassus, and Julius Caesar

 

44 BCE || Julius Caesar is Killed

 

43-33 BCE || Second Triumvirate of Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian

 

27 BCE || Octavian becomes emperor Pax Romana begins

 

9 CE  || The Battle of Teutonburg Forest

 

14 CE || Augustus dies

 

14-37 CE || Tiberius emperor

 

37-41 CE || Caligula emperor

 

41-54 CE || Claudius emperor

 

54-65 CE || Nero emperor

 

79 CE || Mt. Vesuvius destroys Pompeii

 

80 CE || Colosseum completed

 

96-98 CE || Nerva emperor (The Five Good Emperors)

 

98-117 CE || Trajan emperor (The Five Good Emperors)

 

117 CE || Rome reaches its greatest extent

 

117-138 CE || Hadrian emperor (The Five Good Emperors)

 

138-161 CE || Antonius Pius emperor (The Five Good Emperors)

 

161-180 CE || Marcus Aurelius emperor (The Five Good Emperors)

 

180-192 CE || Commodus emperor (Pax Romana ends)

 

235-284 CE || 50 years of chaos- 22 different rulers

 

284-305 CE || Diocletian emperor- divides rule of the empire into 4 parts

 

312 CE  || Constantine becomes emperor

 

324 CE  || Constantine moves capital to Byzantium

 

325 CE  || Council of Nicea

 

337 CE  || Constantine dies

 

378 CE || Goths defeat Roman army at Adrianople

 

392 CE || Christianity becomes the official religion of the empire

 

395 CE || The Roman Empire is split into two: The Western Roman Empire with Rome as its capital, and the Eastern Roman Empire with its capital at Constantinople.

 

410 CE || Gothic leader, Alaric, captures Rome

 

455 CE || The Vandals capture and burn Rome, stripping the city of everything valuable.

 

476 CE || Germanic leader, Odoacer, captures Rome and overthrows emperor.