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Roman wars

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.

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.

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.

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.

Great Roman Civil War

(49 - 45 BCE)

The civil war between Caesar and Pompey - two great generals of their time - was not the first to plague the Roman state. However, it was certainly the most famous and decided about the fall of the Republic and consolidation of power in the hands of one person.

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.

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.

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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