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  • Essentially most characters would only need to know things between 50CE through to the current time. 

    AeRo is mostly AU after Caligula. However, the births of a few important dates were put in place to assist in working out ages, etc. 


  • <p>42</p>CE April

    42 – APRIL | POLITICO-MILITARY EVENT – REBELLION IN DALMATIA

    Lucius Arruntius Camillus, a legate in Dalmatia and supporter of Claudius' enemies, revolts against the new Caesar. Arruntius is thwarted by legatus Marcus Junius Silanus, whose younger brother Decimus is serving as a tribune at the time. Arruntius flees and commits suicide, with Silanus' legions renamed 'Claudia Pia'.

    <p>42</p>CE January

    42 – JANUARY | POLITICAL EVENT – PROMOTION

    Camilius Julius Fidelis, son of Sextus Fidelis - the previous year's consul - is appointed proprietor of Gallia Belgica where he serves under Cnaeus Flavius Alexander Germanicus. This marks the beginning of Camilius’ rise.

    <p>62</p>CE March

    THE MOB STORMS THE CURIA

    THE MOB STORMS THE CURIA

    • Rioting and angry with the lack of stability and an uncertain future. 
    • Sextus Papirius Crassus Urusus, consul, is brutally stabbed to death. 
    • Many Senators flee for their lives. 

    <p>62</p>CE March

    PURGE OF FLAVII-ALEXANDRI AND JUNI-SILANI

    PURGE OF FLAVII-ALEXANDRI AND JUNI-SILANI

    • Flavian Alexandrii and Junii-Silanii and their allies are killed during the purges. Although many of their patrons and supporters drive Clemens back. 
    • The plans made by Lucilla before her death protected her children, and many members of her extended family. 

    <p>62</p>CE June

    RETRIALS OF PROSCRIPTION VICTIMS

    RETRIALS OF PROSCRIPTION VICTIMS

    • The first of the retrials of the surviving proscription victims begins. Senator Gaius Memmius Regulus is acquitted of all charges.
    • The retrials arose more hostility towards Cyprianus. 

    <p>62</p>CE June

    SEIA IMPERIA SUES CYPRIANUS

    SEIA IMPERIA SUES CYPRIANUS

    • Seia Imperia, widow of Titus Gurges, sues Cyprianus and loses.
    • Many admire her dedication to her late husband's memory. 

    <p>62</p>CE June

    CLEMENS DEFEAT COTTA

    CLEMENS DEFEAT COTTA

    • In Italia: Clemens defeats Cotta in battle near Arretium and executes his eldest son by dismemberment; news of rioting in Rome prevents him from pursuing Cotta.

    <p>46</p>CE July

    PRAEFECT CATONIUS JUSTUS IS EXECUTED FOR TREASON

    PRAEFECT CATONIUS JUSTUS IS EXECUTED FOR TREASON

    • Claudius offers Valeria a choice, suicide or the knife. Valeria chose to end her own life; their daughter Livia remains with him in Rome.
    • Livia is distraught and angry; isolating herself. 

    <p>62</p>CE August

    CLEMENS LAST ORDER

    CLEMENS LAST ORDER

    • Clemens last order. To execute Cyprianus and the order is to be carried out. While the order is carried out, Cyprianus is murdered by Gneaus, the son of the wrongly executed Titus Gurges. 

    <p>62</p>CE August

    CLEMENS DIES AT THE HANDS OF RUFIA FLAVIA

    CLEMENS DIES AT THE HANDS OF RUFIA FLAVIA

    • Clemens dies at the hands of Rufia Flavia with a poisoned blade (given to her by Antonia Vitellia) and it went through the heart. Killing him instantly.
    • However, she claimed it was an assassin's blade, allowing her to go free. 

    <p>48</p>CE December

    VALENTINUS WHISPERS FALSE TALES INTO CLAUDIUS' EARS

    VALENTINIUS WHISPERS FALSE TALES INTO CLAUDIUS' EARS

    • Valentinus is suspicious of the power that Lucius Silanus has, acted in Camilius interests and poisoned Claudius' mind against the Junii-Silanii. 
    • Lucius Silanus is accused of incest with his sister Junia Calvina; he is tried and sentenced to execution, his sister is exiled.
    • Acilia Aedia, Manius' sister, has her engagement to Lucius Silanus broken.

    <p>63</p>CE April

    OCTAVIUS GATHERS LIST OF THE EXILED

    OCTAVIUS GATHERS LIST OF THE EXILED

    • Octavius Alexander gathers a comprehensive list of nobles exiled by previous emperors – from before Claudius; Quintus extends pardons to almost all of them.

    <p>63</p>CE May

    TIBERIUS IS REUNITED WITH HIS FAMILY

    TIBERIUS IS REUNITED WITH HIS FAMILY

    • Tiberius is returned to Rome, the previously-assumed-dead son of Claudius and Lucilla; He is taken in by Quintus’ household, and kept close to Octavius.

    <p>50</p>CE November

    QUINTUS CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT ROME'S BORDERS A SUCCESS

    QUINTUS CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT ROME'S BORDERS A SUCCESS

    • Quintus gains fame and respect for handling the situation. 
    • Lucius Cornelius Scipio Major, Quintus' maternal uncle, served valiantly and Quintus had a chance to meet his younger brother, Octavius who served as tribune. 

    <p>65</p>CE January

    QUINTUS ALEXANDER IS FIGHTING IN BRITANNIA

    JANUARY THROUGH DECEMBER:

    • Quintus is in Britannia for the year, maintaining the Roman presence and strengthening defenses. He spends a great deal of time speaking with Eppitacos, learning of the Britons and their wars in warfare.

    <p>52</p>CE September

    SACKING OF ATHENS

    SACKING OF ATHENS

    • The forces of the rebel Menadides of Eprius besiege and sack Athens; Lucius Verco is killed.

    <p>53</p>CE July

    MINOR MILITARY SETBACK

    MINOR MILITARY SETBACK

    A vexhilation of one of Quintus Alexander's legions is defeated by Diodoros, son of Menadides; a minor setback.

    <p>68</p>CE January

    JULIA DRUSILLA BEGINS CHARITY WORK

    JULIA DRUSILLA BEGINS CHARITY WORK

    • Julia Drusilla, the Augusta takes over the homes of the war criminals and converts them into orphanages and schools for the poorer citizens of Rome. 

    <p>55</p>CE August

    MEETING OF THE REGENTS & THE AUGUSTA

    MEETING OF THE REGENTS & THE AUGUSTA

    • All of the regents (except Manius) gather in Rome to discuss the ending of the wars and other matters of government. The Augusta aids in the talks, ensuring that Darius is not ignored and held political sway. 
    • The other regents warn Camilius not to press into war in Britannia; Darius insists that Egypt needs to be placed under Roman control again before Britannia can be taken.
    • Afterwards, Lucilla and Darius discuss plans for Darius to conquer Britannia. Not Camilius. 

    <p>55</p>CE November

    LUCILLA & ANNTHEA SPONSORS VETERANS OF PREVIOUS MILITARY CAMPAIGNS

    LUCILLA  & ANNTHEA SPONSORS VETERANS OF PREVIOUS MILITARY CAMPAIGNS

    • The Augusta sponsors programs to aid veterans find work, trades and land after the two military campaigns. 
    • Cornelia Annthea, her mother, and wife of famed Cneaus Alexander, sponsors to help widows and children of veterans. 

    <p>57</p>CE January

    CAMILIUS EXECUTED

    CAMILIUS EXECUTED

    • Camilius is discovered hiding in Gaul. He is arrested and executed on Darius' orders.

    <p>58</p>CE June

    HONORIUS REMARRIES LUCILLA AUGUSTA

    HONORIUS REMARRIES LUCILLA AUGUSTA

    • For stability Honorius remarries Lucilla and takes her children by Claudius as his foster children.
    • The marriage is a happy one; both happy to be reunited and ready to guide their children. 

    <p>59</p>CE Feburary

    HONORIUS LEAVES FOR DACIA

    HONORIUS LEAVES FOR DACIA

    • Honorius leaves Rome under the watch of his advisors: Geta, Scipio, Natta, Decimedianus, and the Augusta.

    <p>59</p>CE Feburary

    MASQUERADE PARTY

    MASQUERADE PARTY

    • Masquerade party held at the home of Antonia of the Vitelli; it is the talk of Rome for several months following.
    • With many secrets whispered and gathered by Antonia Vitellia, 

    <p>60</p>CE Feburary

    HONORIUS RETURNS TO DACIA TO CONTINUE HIS WAR

    HONORIUS RETURNS TO DACIA TO CONTINUE HIS WAR

    • Meets with his family to discuss plans for the future. 
    • Insists on Lucilla meeting with a physician to get well. 
    • Octavius, brother to the Augusta, returns with him to Dacia. 
    • ??

    <p>60</p>CE July

    LUCIUS AQUILLIUS FLORUS FALLS ILL

    LUCIUS AQUILLIUS FLORUS FALLS ILL

    • The sickly consul Lucius Aquillius Florus is diagnosed with a terminal illness; Consul Manius Rutilius Cyprianus attempts and fails to blocks calls from senators for the appointment of a Consul Suffectus to replace him.
    • Raises concerns about Cyprianus' desire for power. 

    <p>60</p>CE 28 November

    TITUS IMPERIOS ACUELO GURGES EXECUTED WITHOUT TRIAL

    TITUS IMPERIOS ACUELO GURGES EXECUTED WITHOUT TRIAL

    • Titus attempts to divorce Seia in order to protect her and his daughter, Imperia. She denies him.
    • The surviving members of the family move to Aegyptus where they have wealth and protection. 
    • Many speak out in favour of Titus' integrity. Cyprianus' fears Titus' skill with words and so denies a trial. 
    • His execution raises doubts about Cyprianus' conduct. 

    <p>61</p>CE October

    BRIGANTINE INVASION IN BRITANNIA

    BRIGANTINE INVASION IN BRITANNIA

    • Proconsul Silanus is killed in battle against the Parisii.
    • Eppitacos, leader of the Briton Confederation, leads attack against Roman Glevum.

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