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109,173.  The greatest empire ever known lasting for over 600 years.  At its height it stretches from London to Baghdad projecting its power with the first professional army and creating the model of Western civilisation.  And yet when the empire begins to falter to collapses with shocking speed.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire I: The First Barbarian War, History 2008  

 

109,174.  They have made big conquests that are hard to keep contained.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.  

 

109,175.  By 113 B.C Rome has become master of the entire Mediterranean basin.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,176.  The highest office is reserved for members of Rome’s most important families.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,177.  The combined barbarian armies are heading straight for an Alpine pass into Roman territory.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid. 

 

109,178.  80,000 Romans are massacred in a single afternoon.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

 

109,206.  At the centre of the Republic a deadly revolt is brewing: the bloody death of a gladiator slave is the ultimate spectator sport; by the first century B.C. it’s no longer a game and the slaves explode in rebellion against their masters.  (Romans & Roman Empire & Slavery)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire II: Spartacus 

 

109,207.  He persuaded about 70 of the enslaved men to risk a break for freedom.  (Romans & Roman Empire & Slavery)  ibid.

 

 

109,214.  Three men vie for absolute supremacy in the Roman Republic … The name that will echo through history as the archetype of ruthless ambition and tyranny: Julius Caesar.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire III: Julius Caesar

 

109,215.  A magnificent assignment: a five-year term as the governor of not one but two provinces in Gaul, and beyond that, a whole continent to conquer.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,216.  Caesar’s only daughter dies in childbirth … Pompey turns down an offer to marry into Caesar’s family again.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

 

109,217.  Gaul: 1st Century B.C.  Rome takes its first steps to world domination.  Spurred on by unprecedented growth, the empire believes the rest of the world will eagerly bask in its civilising light.  Emperor Augustus consolidates power after the murder of his great uncle Julius Caesar.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire IV: The Forest of Death    

 

109,218.  Varus is being led into a trap deep in the Teutoberg forest.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,229.  Under Varus’s watch the standards and the battle are lost.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,230.  General Tiberius mobilizes his exhausted troops.  Tiberius is sent along with eight legions and auxiliary armies to reinforce the Rhine frontier.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,235.  Tiberius will take his place as emperor.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

 

109,241.  In the first century A.D. Rome’s forces find themselves in a legendary land which still lies beyond her reach: Britannia.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire V: The Invasion of Britain

 

109,242.  By the fourth decade A.D. it stretches from the sands of Arabia to the rocky coast of the North Sea.  In every corner it seduces its enemies with trade and luxury all backed by the iron fist of the most disciplined army ever known.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

 

109,290.  In 84 A.D. Emperor Domitian battles against barbarians on the frontier and treachery in the senate until a bloody conspiracy sets Rome on a new course - and Emperor Trajan brutally finishes was Domitian has started.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire VI: Dacian Wars    

 

109,291.  Domitian is only 45 at the time of his assassination; he has reigned for 15 years.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

 

109,315.  The zenith of the empire: now after three centuries of relentless war Rome stands at the centre of the world, a lone superpower without rival.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire VII: Rebellion and Betrayal

 

109,316.  The Romans are slow to recognise the threat of a new barbarian horde bent on the Empire’s utter destruction.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,317.  By 160 A.D. the border stretches across 3 continents and 400,000 soldiers protect the 50 million people lucky enough to live inside. (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

 

109,391.  The third century A.D. as the Roman Empire struggles against foreign invasions and the growing power of Christianity one emperor emerges from the chaos – his name is Decius, a leader who calls upon brutal warfare and ancient pagan gods to deliver Rome from the powerful forces tearing it apart.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire VIII: Wrath of the Gods

 

109,392.  250 A.D. A deadly uncontrollable plague sweeps the empire … The disease ravages the empire.  (Romans & Roman Empire & Plague)  ibid.

 

 

109,393.  Threatened by barbarian attacks on all fronts, the people of Rome live in constant fear.  As the crisis deepens, insurgents seize control dividing the empire against itself.  Until a new ruler emerges – his name is Aurelian.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire IX: The Soldier’s Emperor

 

109,540.  Emperor Claudius is forced to march his army north meeting the Alamanni warriors at Lake Garda: Claudius and his men face a brutal enemy.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,541.  News of rising conflict from the city of Palmyra on the empire’s eastern frontier.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,542.  The empire now faces rebellion in Rome itself.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,543.  To the north the Roman territories of Gaul and Britain have fallen under the unlawful rule of a mutinous Roman army.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

 

109,566.  In the troubles days of the Roman empire many rulers vie for power; out of this chaos one man emerges eliminating his rivals and uniting the empire under a new God – his name is Constantine.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire X: Constantine

 

109,567.  Diocletian rules with an iron fist.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,568.  In 303 A.D. Emperor Diocletian issues an edict against all Christians that becomes known as the Great Persecution.  (Romans & Roman Empire & Persecution)  ibid.

 

 

109,737.  The West is defended by Emperor Valentinian in Rome while Emperor Valens defends the East in Constantinople.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire XI: The Barbarian General  

 

109,738.  They are the Goths and want they want is Roman land.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,739.  ‘With Alaric they become the first barbarian people to create a kingdom inside the empire.’  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.  Michael Kulikowski, University of Tennessee

 

109,740.  Alaric and his tribesmen invade Italy and lay siege to Rome in 410 A.D.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.    

 

 

109,778.  Now in the 5th century, over 500 years after the death of Julius Caesar, the Roman empire is ravaged by war and is quickly losing land to its foreign invaders.  In the midst of this chaos three Roman generals compete for power as Emperor.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire XII: The Puppet Master     

 

109,779.  Rome has lost control of the Mediterranean.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid. 

 

109,816.  In the field hospitals of Gaul, Aegidius and his men recover from the Gothic attack.  But he knows there will be more.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.    

 

 

109,817.  Rome’s control of the empire’s once-great western province is swept away by a storm of barbarian warlords and kings.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire XIII: The Last Emperor  

 

109,818.  Rome is powerless against one of the largest barbarian forces the empire has ever seen – the Huns.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.

 

109,819.  The last emperor hides … there is no escape.  (Romans & Roman Empire)  ibid.  

 


115,530.  Road-building is one of the great indicators of a successful nation … Planning, precision and scope … Roman road building stretched over eight centuries.  (Romans & Roman Empire & Road)  In Search of History s2e14: Roman Roads: Paths to Empire, History 1997