Roman History Chronology

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

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