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The content of this article provides interesting history, facts and information about early Roman Wars. The early Roman wars and the subsequent conquest of other lands and nations led to the immense growth of Rome and led to the establishment of the Roman Empire.

At this point successful Roman Wars and campaigns led to the conquest of most of Europe, the Middle East, and northern Africa. All of the lands surrounding the Mediterranean Sea were under the control of Rome. The history timeline of early Roman wars provides an insight into how Rome grew from a small city state into the most powerful nation in the known Western world.

 

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Information about Roman Wars
Roman Wars were bloody, unyielding and gruesome affairs. The nature of the Romans was ruthless, merciless and pitiless - great attributes for expanding lands and conquering other nations. The success of the Romans in winning so many Roman Wars depended on their abilities, skills, strategies and tactics in the warfare of their times. Roman Wars were won due to a combination of many of these elements together with:

Excellent Communication via the legendary Roman Roads

Massive supply lines and organisation

Their ability to build forts quickly and efficiently

Training - Soldiers of the Roman army were highly trained and highly skilled in using a range of different weapons

Strong Military Leaders including great Roman generals such as Scipio Africanus (Publius Cornelius Scipio) and Julius Caesar

Major reforms of the Roman Army established by Gaius Marius (157 BC–January 13, 86 BC)

Timeline of Early Roman Wars
The following timeline of early Roman Wars category provides details, articles, facts and information about the growth and the battles leading to the Roman Empire.

Timeline of Roman Wars

Dates in early Roman History: Important Wars in early Roman History

753–509 BC: Rule of the Seven Kings of Rome

753 BC: According to legend, Romulus and Remus found Rome

753-716: War with the Sabines

673-641: War with the Etruscans
641-616: War with the Latins

534-509: War with the Volscians

387 BC: Gallic invasion of Italy

390 BC: Destruction of Rome by the Gauls

343-341 BC: 1st Samnite War

326-304 BC: 2nd Samnite War

298 to 290 BC: 3rd Samnite War

264-146: The Punic Wars - a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage
202 BC Battle of Zama, Scipio defeats Hannibal

215 to 148 BC: Macedonian Wars (Four Wars) with Northern Greece

146 BC: The consul Lucius Mummius razes Corinth, marking the end of free Greece

112-105 BC: The Jugurthine War with Numidia.

91 BC: The Social War

90BC: Civil War in Rome

88 BC: Sulla marches on Rome and becomes Dictator

73 BC: Outbreak of Third Servile War, led by the slave and gladiator Spartacus

58 BC: Julius Caesar campaigns in Gaul

55 BC: Julius Caesar attempts to invade Britain

49 BC: Caesar's army crosses the Rubicon and Civil War begins between Caesar and Pompey. Julius Caesar is victorious, becomes dictator and then conquers Gaul

47 BC: Caesar invades Egypt and appoints Cleopatra queen

44 BC: Julius Caesar is assassinated; Marcus Antony controls Rome

31 BC: Battle of Actium, Octavian defeats Marc Antony and Queen Cleopatra

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