|70 BC||Born 15 October, at Andes, Mantua.||78 BC
|Death of Sulla.
First consulship of Pompey and Crassus Consulship of Cicero. Catiline conspiracy. Birth of Augustus.
Caesar’s first consulship.
|c.55-c.49||Educated at Cremona and Milan.||58-49
| Caesar in Gaul.
Second consulship of Pompey and Crassus. Third consulship of Pompey.
|c.48-c.44||Studies philosophy and rhetoric in Rome||49-45
| Civil War.
Assassination of Caesar.
|43||Returns to Mantua. Begins Eclogues.||43
| Second triumvirate. Proscriptions.
Battles of Philippi. Antony goes east. Birth of Tiberius.
|41||Dispossessed of farm.||41||Confiscations of property.|
|c.40-37||Reinstated and lives in Rome and Campania.||38-35
| War against Sextus Pompey.
Death of Sallust.
Antony divorces Octavia. War declared.
Battle of Actium.
|37||Publication of Eclogues. Introduced to Maecenas.|
|30||Publication of Georgics. Begins Aeneid.||30||Fourth consulship of Octavian. Deaths of Antony and Cleopatra.|
| Seventh consulship of Octavian, who accepts a share of running the state and assumes the name of Augustus.
Agrippa completes the Pantheon.
|23||Reads parts of Aeneid to Augustus and his family.||23||Augustus is ill. He receives wide-reaching powers. Death of Marcellus. First three books of Horace’s Odes.|
|19||Sets out for Greece and Asia. Returns from Athens with Augustus. Dies at Brundisium 20 September.||22-19||Visits by Augustus to Greece and Asia Minor.|