Roman History Chronology

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Elagabalus declared emperor by some troops, Macrinus killed
The Twelve Tables - 1st codification of Roman law
Reign of Domitian
Deification of Caesar, dedication of a temple to him in the forum
Pompey's war against the Pirates
Nerva proclaimed emperor
Caesar assassinated
Treaty of Brundisium
Caracalla murdered near Carrhae, Macrinus has himself declared emperor
Rome founded by Romulus
The Truceless War - Carthage vs. revolted mercenaries
Death of Hadrian
1st Punic War
Reign of Augustus
Septimus Severus dies of gout at Eburacum
Death (suicide) of Gaius Semp. Gracchus
Renewal of Triumverate at Luca
Caesarian victory at Thapsus, suicide of Cato
Tarentum falls to Rome
Creation of Narbonese Gaul
Trajan dies of a stroke
Gallic Wars (Caesar defeats Helvetians and German king Ariovistus)
4th Macedonian War; Macedon becomes Roman province
Battle of Actium (defeat of Mark Antony and Cleopatra)
3rd Macedonian War
Two new provinces created beyond the Danube, Death of Marcus Aurelius, Commodus becomes emperor and celebrates a triumph
Battle of Cynoscephalae, Q. Flaminius beats P5
Greeks start colonizing Sicily and S. Italy
1st Macedonian War
Founding of the Republic after Tarquin expelled
3rd Mithridatic War
Death of Attalus III, King of Pergamum; bequeaths it to the Roman people
Battle of Mutina
Banishment of Cicero
EventDate
Slave revolt in Ittaly and Sicily led by Spartacus
Civil war
Peace of Apamea; Asia Minor divided between Rhodes and Pergamum - Rhodes gets huge
Rome can be considered a city/state
Cicero
Pompey elected sole consul for the year
Defeat, capture, and destruction of Etruscan city Veii
Perusine War (Octavian vs. Lucius Antonius and wife Fulvia)
Elagabalus killed, Alexander declared emperor
Consulship of Cicero; Conspiracy off Catilina
Year of the Tribunate; Death of Tibberius Sempronius Gracchus
Social War / Italian War / War of the Allies
Romans get Corsica
End of the Jewish Revolt
Introduction of new coinage - denarius
Death of Mark Antony and Cleopatra
The Illyrean Wars, part 1
Death of Scipio Aemilius 'Africanus'
Gallic Wars and conquest of N. Italy
Creation of Greek alphabet
Death of Catilina
2nd Macedonian War
Reign of Caligula
Euboean trading post on Pithecusae
Death of Antonius Pius, Marcus Aurelius becomes emperor
Pompey's settlement of the east
Pertinax killed by mutinous soldiers, Didius Julianus & Septimus Severus & Pescennius Niger all hailed as emperor by troops/praetorians in different places
Reign of Galba
Severe treaty for P5 - give up fleet, Greece, Asia Minor, huge war indemnity; Q. Flam. declares freedom of Greek states at the Isthmian Games
Dictatorship of Sulla
2 successive tribunates of Gaius Sempronius Gracchus
Battle at Trebia River - Po valley falls to Hannibal
2nd Consulship of Caesar
2nd Punic War
EventDate
Year of the 4 Emperors
War against Cimbri and the Teutones
Death of Clodius in a brawl against partisans of Milo
Battle of Allia river - Gauls destroy Rome
Battle of Zama/Naggara - Scipio's troops defeat Hannibal's army
Reign of Vespasian
Caesar elected consul for 59; creation of 1st Triumverate
Reign of Titus
The Illyrean Wars, part 2
Reign of Nero
Commodus is assassinated
Defeat and death of Crassus near Carrhae
The Ebro Treaty
Battle of Cannae, 1 consul killed
Caesar given dictatorship for life (Feb. 14)
Battle of Philippi in Macedonia (defeat and death of Cassius, then Brutus)
The Pyrrhic Wars against Pyrrhus of Epirus
Temple of Jerusalem destroyed; Titus captures the city; Vespasian becomes Pontifex Maximus an Pater Patriae
Battle of Lake Trasimene, 1 consul killed
Carthage founded by Phoenicians
The army acclaimed Hadrian emperor
Alexander, wintering in Germany, is murdered together with his mother, Julia Mamaea, by the equestrian commander Maximinus
Battle of Pydna; Lucius Aemilius Paullus beats King Perseus
Reign of Claudius
Meeting of Mark Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian, beginning of 2nd Triumverate
Romans get Sardinia
Reign of Tiberius
Battle of Magnesia, Romans defeat Antiochus III
3rd Punic War; Scipio Africanus Aemilius; creation of Roman province of Africa
Carthage asks for peace
The Jugurthian War
Revolt of Vindex
War of the Romans against Antiochus III
Death of Lucius Aelius Caesar

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