Ancient Rome covers the rise and fall of the city of Rome and the territories it controlled which, at its peak, included most of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Ancient Rome covers the time from the founding of the city till about 500 CE.
An approximate timeline of Ancient Rome is:
- around the 8th century BCE came the founding of Rome as settlements on the hills joined together around the river
- 509 BCE - the start of the Roman Republic
- c 500 BCE - Latin city states band together against Rome.
- 493 BCE - Cassian Treaty signed between Rome and Latin city-states.
- 405 BCE - Rome begins 10 year struggle to annex Etruscan city of Veii.
- 390 BCE - Rome sacked by the Gauls
- c 350 BCE - Rome defeated Etruria and adds it to their territory; then looked to south
- 272 BCE - Rome defeats the Pyrrhus and effectively controls central and southern Italy
- 241 BCE - Sicily becomes first Roman Province
- 180 BCE - Rome defeats Cisalpine Gaul
- 49 BCE - Caesar crosses the Rubicon
- 44 BCE - Caesar assasinated
- 27 BCE - the start of the Roman Empire
- 37 - Caligula becomes Emperor
- 64 - the great fire of Rome
- 117 - the height of the Roman Empire
- 303 – Diocletian orders the persecution of Christians
- 410 - Rome is sacked by Alaric I
- 452 – Attila the Hun is turned away from Rome by Pope Leo I
- 568 – Lombards invade the country; no further attempts to restore the empire
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