Roman History Chronology

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

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