|First neolithic settlements
on the Bercy site : dugouts.|
|Foundation of Rome by the Etruscans.|
|122 BC : Rome annexes |
First mention of Lutetia
and the Parisii people By Caesar.
|58 / 50 BC : |
The Gallic War.
The «Battle of Lutetia», destruction of the oppidum, Camulogenus defeated by Caesar's lieutenant Labienus.|
The Parisii send a contingent of 8,000 men to support Vercingetorix at Alesia.
|43 BC : foundation |
of Lugdunum (Lyon).
|39 BC: first stay of|
|49 / 31 BC: Civil wars.|
|49 / 45 BC : Caesar defeats Pompey.|
|44 BC : Caesar assassinated in Rome|
|31 BC : Battle of Actium. Octavian defeats Marc Anthony and Cleopatra ; Egpypt falls under Rome rule.|
|27 BC : Octavian takes the name Augustus and become Rome's first emperor.|
|21 / 20 BC : Revolt of Florus and Sacrovir.|
|15 / 13 BC : Emperor Augustus resides at Lugdunum, capital of the Gauls. Constitution of the Gaulish provinces Aquitania, Lugdunensis and Belgica.|
|First traces of Gallo-Roman settlement on the site of Paris|
sur le site de Paris.
|Foundation of the Roman town Lutetia.|
|Boatmen's Pillar dedicated to the emperor Tiberius.|
|9 : the Varus disaster, which puts an end to the conquest of Germany.|
|14 : Death of Augustus.
Tiberius is Roman emperor.|
|43 : Conquest of the Britain by Claudius.|
|Building of the forum, the Collège de France baths and probably the amphitheatre.|
|48 : Emperor Claudius obtains the Senate's agreement to allows nobles from the Three Gauls to occupy governing posts. |
|68 : Vindex's revolt against Nero.|
|68 : Crisis of the Empire.|
|70 : Civilis' revolt.|
|Building of the theatre. Renovation of the forum and construction of the Rue Gay-Lussac baths.|
|Building of the Cluny Baths, at the height of the Roman town's prosperity.|
|Height of the Roman Empire's glory. Pax Romana.|
|The town retreats.|
|212 : edict of Caracalla giving Roman citizenship to all free inhabitants of the Empire.|
|235-284 : military anarchy, |
first waves of Germanic invasion. Persecution of the Christians.
|260-275 : «Gaulish empire».|
|Insecurity, fortification of towns.|
|284 : Diocletion is Roman Emperor.|
|293 : Introduction of the Tetrarchy.|
|Insecurity. Much of the town stays within the confines of the Ile de la Cité. Construction of the ramparts, the 'Palace' and the civil basilica.|
|Lutetia is a strategic site in the defence of Gaul. Frequent stationing of troops.|
|307 : Trier is capital of the Gauls.|
|306-337 : Constantine is Roman Emperor.|
|311 : Edict of tolerance towards Christianity.|
|330 : Foundation of Constantinople.|
|360 : Julian proclaimed Augustus by his army in Lutetia.|
|361-363 : Julian is Roman Emperor.|
|365-366 : Valentinian I stays in Lutetia during his campaigns against the Germans.|
|395-396 : Arles is capital of the Gauls|
|395 : Division of the Empire|
into East and West.
|410 : Rome taken by the Goths|
|476 : Western Roman Empire falls.|
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