The Early Republic: Fifth Century
509-400 BCE

 
Major events in Roman History
 Year
Political and Military
 Legal
 Literary and Artistic
 Social
 List of Consuls
509
Violation of Lucretia
 
 Expulsion of Tarquin
   
 
  First Consuls
 
 Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus
 
 509-
500
 War with Etruscans
     
 497    
 Temple of Saturn (Forum)
 
   War with Latins      
 496
 Lake Regillus
 Foedus Cassianum
   
 495    
Temple of Mercury (Circus Maximus) 
 
 494  
 Creation of Tribunus Plebis ?
 First Plebeian Secession
 493    
 Temple of Ceres, Liber, Libera (Circus Maximus)
 
 484    
  Temple of Castor (Forum)
 
466 Temple of Dius Fidius
         
 450  
The Twelve Tables
   
         
431
Temple of Apollo (near Theater of Marcellus)