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Rise and Fall of Empires

Greece

Rome

 

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Mediterranean Chronology


Rome

509 BC - AD 1453


    The Roman Republic: 509-31 B.C.

    • 753 BC: Traditional date for the founding of Rome. Agricultural settlements on the Palatine hill.
    • 616-509 BC: Etruscan kings rule Rome.
    • c. 500-275 BC: Conquest of the Italian peninsula. Beginnings of the system of roads.
    • c. 390 BC: Rome is sacked by Gauls and rebuilt.
    • 264-241 BC: First Punic War
    • 218-202 BC: Second Punic War
    • 146 BC: Third Punic War and the conquest of Greece.
    • 133-31 BC: Civil War and the End of the Republic.

    The Roman Principate: 27 BC- AD 312

    • 27 BC-AD 14: Augustus as Princip.
    • 14-68: Julio-Claudian Emperors.
    • 69-96: Flavian Emperors
    • 96-180: Five Good Emperors
    • 180-284: Crisis of the Third Century
    • 284-378: Reforms of the Late Empire

    The Later Roman Empire: 312-1453.

    • 312-867: Formation of a Christian Empire
    • 378-476: Decline of the Roman Empire in the West
    • 410: Rome is sacked by the Visigoths. The remainder of the Roman Empire is now referred to as the Byzantine Empire.

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