Visual Timeline: First Triumvirate

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71 BCE: Marcus Licinius Crassus crushes the Spartacus slave revolt in southern Italy.
70 BCE: Pompey and Crassus are made consuls.
67 BCE: The Gabinian Law is passed, giving Pompey great power to deal with pirates.
67 BCE: Pompey assembles a naval fleet and attacks Pamphylia and Cilicia, principally to repress piracy.
66 BCE: The Manilian Law is passed, giving Pompey great power to deal with Mithridates VI of Pontus.
63 BCE: The Roman general Pompey defeats the Seleucid Antiochus XIII and incorporates Syria as a province of the Roman empire.
62 BCE: Pompey returns to Italy, and disbands his army upon landing.
60 BCE - 53 BCE: 'First Triumvirate' between Caesar, Pompey and Crassus.
58 BCE - 51 BCE: Julius Caesar's conquest of Gaul.
58 BCE: Caesar attacks the Helvetii while on migration and defeats them.
58 BCE - 57 BCE: Cicero is exiled from Rome.
57 BCE: A Roman army under Caesar narrowly defeats an army of Nervii, Atrebates, and Viromandui.
56 BCE: The navies of Rome and the Veneti Gauls clash resulting in a Roman victory. This is the first recorded naval battle in the Atlantic Ocean.
55 BCE: Marcus Licinius Crassus is made consul for the second time and departs on campaign in Parthia.
55 BCE: Pompey the Great builds the first permanent stone theatre in Rome.
55 BCE: Caesar attempts to invade Britain.
54 BCE: Caesar successfully invades Britain but withdraws to Gaul.
54 BCE - 29 BCE: Forum of Caesar constructed in Rome by Julius Caesar as another area to conduct judicial business. It is the best surviving of his monuments.
53 BCE: Battle of Carrhae. Crassus is captured and executed by the Parthians.
49 BCE: Caesar crosses the Rubicon. Civil war between Caesar and Pompey begins.
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