Roman History Chronology

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

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