1. Education

End of the Roman Republic Timeline

By

Sulla. Glyptothek, Munich, Germany

Sulla. Glyptothek, Munich, Germany

CC Bibi Saint-Pol at Wikimedia

Since beginnings and ends overlap, the final entries of this end of the Roman Republic timeline could also be looked at as the beginning of the succeeding era of Roman history, the Imperial period. The beginning of the final period of Republican Rome likewise overlaps the middle of the Roman Republican period.

This End of the Roman Republic timeline uses the Gracchi brothers' attempt at reform as the starting point and ends when the Republic has given way to the Empire as evidenced by the rise of the first Roman emperor.

133 B.C. Tiberius Gracchus tribune
123 - 122 B.C. Gaius Gracchus tribune
111 - 105 B.C. Jugurthine War
104 - 100 B.C. Marius consul.
90 - 88 B.C. Social War
88 B.C. Sulla and the First Mithridatic War
88 B.C. Sulla's march on Rome with his army.
82 B.C. Sulla becomes dictator
71 B.C. Crassus crushes Spartacus
71 B.C. Pompey defeats Sertorius' rebellion in Spain
70 B.C. Consulship of Crassus and Pompey
63 B.C. Pompey defeats Mithridates
60 B.C. First Triumvirate: Pompey, Crassus, & Julius Caesar
58 - 50 B.C. Caesar conquers Gaul
53 B.C. Crassus killed in (battle) of Carrhae
49 B.C. Caesar crosses the Rubicon
48 B.C. Pharsalus (battle); Pompey killed in Egypt
46 - 44 B.C. Caesar's dictatorship
44 B.C. End of Civil War
43 B.C. Second Triumvirate: Marc Antony, Lepidus, & Octavian
42 B.C. Philippi (battle)
36 B.C. Naulochus (battle)
31 B.C. Actium (battle)
27 B.C. Octavian emperor

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.