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1 Create a Roman Timeline! Need to include: - Dates (in number form) - Corresponding Roman Numerals -Description of each date

2 753 BC – Rome founded, ruled by kings 509 BC – Tarquin is removed, Rome is a Republic 73 BC – Spartacus leads a rebellion 45 BC – Julius Caesar appoints himself dictator 44 BC – …and gets assassinated 27 BC – Augustus comes to power … arguably the first Roman Emperor 64 AD – Great Fire of Rome during Nero’s reign 79 AD – Mt. Vesuvius erupts 80 AD – Coliseum is built 476 AD – Rome falls Create a Roman Timeline! Provide Roman Numerals

3 Let’s check our answers! 753 BC 509 BC 73 BC 45 BC 44 BC 27 BC 64 AD 79 AD 80 AD 476 AD DCCLIII DIX LXXIII XLV XLIV XXVII LXIV LXXIX LXXX CDLXXVI

4 Let’s combine our Roman Numerals with important Roman Dates! As we study historical dates… write down their corresponding Roman numerals. Number Ready?

5 753 BC The city of Rome is founded. Legend has it that the twin sons of Mars, the god of war, named Romulus and Remus founded the city. Romulus killed Remus and became ruler of Rome and named the city after himself. Rome was ruled by kings for the next 240 years.

6 509 BC Rome becomes a republic. The last king Tarquinius Superbus is overthrown and Rome is now ruled by elected officials called senators. There is a constitution with laws and a complex republican government.

7 73 BC Spartacus the gladiator leads the slaves in an uprising.

8 45 BC Julius Caesar becomes the first dictator of Rome. Caesar makes his famous Crossing of the Rubicon and defeats Pompey in a civil war to become the supreme ruler of Rome. This signals the end of the Roman Republic.

9 44 BC Julius Caesar is assassinated on the Ides of March by Marcus Brutus. They hope to bring back the republic, but civil war breaks out.

10 27 BC The Roman Empire begins as Caesar Augustus becomes the first Roman Emperor.

11 64 AD Much of Rome burns. Legend has it that Emperor Nero watched the city burn while playing a lyre (or in some legends a fiddle).

12 79 AD Mt Vesuvius erupts destroying Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae

13 80 AD The Colosseum is built. One of the great examples of Roman engineering is finished. It can seat 50,000 spectators.

14 476 AD The last Emperor of the West, Romulus Augustulus, abdicates and Rome is taken over by the Goths

15 Let’s check our answers! 753 BC 509 BC 73 BC 45 BC 44 BC 27 BC 64 AD 79 AD 80 AD 476 AD DCCLIII DIX LXXIII XLV XLIV XXVII LXIV LXXIX LXXX CDLXXVI

16 753 BC – Rome founded, ruled by kings 509 BC – Tarquin is removed, Rome is a Republic 73 BC – Spartacus leads a rebellion 45 BC – Julius Caesar appoints himself dictator 44 BC – …and gets assassinated 27 BC – Augustus comes to power … arguably the first Roman Emperor 64 AD – Great Fire of Rome during Nero’s reign 79 AD – Mt. Vesuvius erupts 80 AD – Coliseum is built 476 AD – Rome falls Create a Roman Timeline! Provide Roman Numerals


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