Rome: From Republic to Empire
Updated: 3/22/2020
Rome: From Republic to Empire

Storyboard Description

This storyboard illustrates the transition from the Roman Republic to the subsequent Roman Empire.

Storyboard Text

  • Hey! We aren't getting a fair share of the money! Only the Patricians are benefiting!
  • Plebeians
  • Rome, 90 B.C.
  • Plus the large amounts of wheat being exported from Egypt are driving us competing Plebeian wheat farmers out of business!
  • Patricians
  • Tax Money!
  • Rome, 89 B.C.
  • It's time that we oppressed Plebeian farmers rise up and also inadvertently kick off a series of turbulent Roman Civil Wars!
  • Battle of Actium, 2 September 31 B.C.
  • Rome, 31 B.C.
  • The Rubicon (between Gaul and Italy), 10 January 49 B.C.
  • Hmmmmm
  • Should we cross, sir?
  • Shakespeare, you're historically inaccurate. And Neil, you're like two days early...
  • Rome, (Julius Caesar's Death) 15 March 44 B.C.
  • Happy SaintPatrick's Day!!
  • Hey, Julius stole my bit!
  • Et tu Brute?
  • Sir, I have just received word that Octavian's forces are no longer putting up any opposition. You, Octavian, have won the Battle of Actium.
  • Welcome to the ROMAN EMPIRE!