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

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