Roman History Chronology

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

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