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Roman wars

Octavian in Illyricum

(35-33 BCE)

In historiography, Augustus is considered the creator of a new political order in Rome and his name is associated with such events as the Battle of Actium or the annexation of Egypt. Relatively little is said about his campaigns in Illyria in 35-33 BCE.

Rome’s war with Pyrrhus

(282-272 BCE)

One of the fiercest enemies of the Roman Republic was Pyrrus, king of Epirus. The war against Epirus cost Rome much effort and suffering, and took many lives.

Conquest of Balearic Islands by Romans

(123 BCE)

The Roman conquest of the Balearic Islands took place in 123 BCE. Previously, the islands were under the control of Carthage; however, from 146 BCE, when the Romans defeated the Punics, the islanders could enjoy a certain freedom.

Social War

(91-88 BCE)

Social War in 91-88 BCE was a conflict between Rome and its Italian allies. As a result, the Italics obtained citizenship.

Rome’s war with Sertorius

(80 - 72 BCE)

Sertorius was a Roman commander and politician living at the turn of the 2nd and 1st centuries BCE, who opposed the Roman war machine. Due to his belonging to the popular camp, he was forced to leave Rome and finally headed the Iberian tribes and resisted in the 80-73 BCE.

Conquest of Britain by Claudius

(43 CE)

In 43 CE the newly elected emperor Claudius, wanting to legalize his rule, began an invasion of unclaimed Britain. Britain was also considered a particularly attractive land because of the many mines and slaves. The main commander of the operation was Aulus Plautius.

Wars in Cisalpine Gaul at beginning of 2nd century BCE

(1st half of 2nd century BCE)

The victories of Hannibal and his Gallic allies inspired the younger Gaul generation from above the Po to continue fighting against the Republic, despite Carthaginian defeat in the Second Punic War. This led to a series of fights at the beginning of the 2nd century BCE in Cisalpine Gaul.

Punic Wars

(264-146 BCE)

The Punic Wars were armed conflicts between the Roman Republic and Carthage. Fighting was fought for dominance in the western Mediterranean.

War of Rome with Achaean League

(146 BCE)

After defeating Andriskos, Rome left troops in the Balkans with the intention of dealing with the Achaean League, where anti-Roman attitudes intensified. Over the past decades, the Union has been the strongest federal organization in Greece.

War of Andriscus

(149-148 BCE)

The lack of stability in Macedonia and the constant threat from barbarians led to the appearance of Andriscus, also known as the Fourth Macedonian War. This event had a major impact on the further political fate of Macedonia, after being defeated by Rome.

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