List of Roman civil wars and revolts

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This is a list of civil wars and organized civil disorder, revolts and rebellions in ancient Rome (Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic, and Roman Empire) until the fall of the Western Roman Empire (753 BCE – 476 CE). For the Eastern Roman Empire or Byzantine Empire after the division of the Empire in West and East, see List of Byzantine revolts and civil wars (330–1453). For external conflicts, see List of Roman wars and battles.

3rd century BCEdit

  • 241 BC: Falisci revolt – revolt suppressed[1]
  • 216–203 BC: Defection of Rome's Italian allies to the Carthaginians during the Second Punic War

2nd century BCEdit

1st century BCEdit

1st centuryEdit

2nd centuryEdit

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4th centuryEdit

5th centuryEdit


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