Time Line of Ancient Rome (Encyclopedia of the Ancient World)
0753 b.c.e. to 0600 c.e.
- 753 b.c.e.
Rome is founded by its first king, Romulus. The era of Prerepublican Rome begins.
- c. 509 b.c.e.
The era of Republican Rome begins.
- 509 b.c.e.
The Roman monarchy is overthrown and is replaced by the Republic.
- 450 b.c.e.
The laws of the Twelve Tables are written in Rome.
- 390 b.c.e.
Rome is sacked by the Celts.
- 312 b.c.e.
Construction of the Appian Way begins.
- 265 b.c.e.
Rome completes its conquest of Italy.
- 264-241 b.c.e.
The First Punic War between Rome and Carthage results in Roman control of Sicily.
- 240 b.c.e.
Livius Andronicus, father of Roman literature, produces his first play and begins the golden age of Roman literature.
- 218-201 b.c.e.
The Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage results in Roman control of the entire western Mediterranean except the...
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