Roman History

Roman History

0027 BC-09-01 00:00:00

The Roman Empire began

With Caesar Augustus, Julius Caesar’s adopted son, as it’s first emperor

0043-09-01 00:00:00

Romans invade Britain again

This time they stayed there

0044 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Julius Caesar was killed

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0055 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Julius Caesar invaded Britain twice

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0058 BC-01-01 00:00:00

The Gallic Wars

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0064-02-01 00:00:00

The Great Fire

A six day long fire in Rome that affected most of the city became known as The Great Fire

0079-08-01 00:00:00

Mount Vesuvius erupted

covering Pompeii and Herculaneum in ash

0080-11-01 00:00:00

The Colosseum opened

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0083-11-01 00:00:00

The battle of Mons Graupius

Took place in northern Scotland

0122-01-01 00:00:00

Hadrian's Wall was built

The Romans built Hadrian’s wall - named after the Roman emperor at the time - to keep Celtic tribes out of England.

0149 BC-01-01 00:00:00

The Third Punic War

Between the Romans and Carthaginians

0180-01-01 00:00:00

Emperor Marcus Aurelius died

Emperor Commodus came to power

0218 BC-01-01 00:00:00

The Second Punic War

Between the Romans and Carthaginians

0264 BC-01-01 00:00:00

The First Punic War

Between the Romans and Carthaginians

0285-01-01 00:00:00

The Roman Empire was split into two parts

East and West

0410-01-01 00:00:00

The Romans left Britain, ending their rule

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0476-01-01 00:00:00

The Western Empire was conquered

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0509 BC-01-01 00:00:00

The Roman Republic was founded

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0753 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Rome was founded

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1453-01-01 00:00:00

The Eastern Empire was conquered

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