DATE
EVENT
700 BC  
753 BC
Founding of Rome
500 BC  
509 BC
Roman republic founded
   
312 BC
First Roman road built
300 BC  
280 BC
First Roman Coins
   
218 BC
Hannibal crossed the Alps with elephants
100 BC  
59 BC
Julius Caesar becomes “consul” of the Roman Empire
   
44 BC
Caesar killed
   
43 AD
Britain invaded
   
60-61 AD
Rebellion of Boudeccia
   
79 AD
Vesuvius
100 AD  
122 AD
Hadrian's Wall built (to keep out the unconquered people of Scotland)
   
286 AD
Empire split into a Western and Eastern half
300 AD  
287 AD
Capital moved from Rome to Constantinople (Istanbul)
   
410 AD
Romans’ rule in Britain ends