Roman History Chronology

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

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