Leading Roman Dates

The following are the most noteworthy, and worthy of a place in one’s memory:

— 1. Alleged date of Founding of Rome (Roman dates calculated from this are marked A.U.C.), B.C. 752.
2.First War with Carthage, Rome mistress of Italy, B.C. 264.
3. Conquest of Macedonian Kingdom, B.C. 168.
4. Carthage destroyed; Corinth sacked, B.C. 146.
5. Judas Maccabaeus obtains alliance with Rome, B.C.161. Roman general Pompey seizes Jerusalem, B.C. 63.
7. Julius Caesar becomes master of the Roman World by defeating Pompey at Pharsalus, B.C. 48.
8.Caesar assassinated, B.C. 44.
9. Augustus (nephew) sole Emperor of Roman Empire, after defeating rivals at Actium; inauguration of the Pax Romana (during which Christ was born), B.C. 31. 10. Death of Augustus, A.D. 14. 11. Decree of Claudius, banishing Jews from Rome, A.D. 52.
12. First persecution of Christians at Rome, under Nero, A.D. 64.
13. Destruction of Jewish nation and of Jerusalem by Titus, A.D. 70.
14. Constantine sole Emperor, A.D. 323.
15. Fall of Rome, Romulus Augustulus last Emperor; end of Western Roman Empire, and of Ancient History, A.D. 476.
16. Fall of Constantinople; end of Middle History, May, 1453.
17. Fall of Papal Temporal Power, Sept., 1870.

W. J. Young

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