Roman History Chronology

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

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