Gaulish Timeline

600 BCE
Phocaea founds the colony of Massilia.
400 BCE – 300 BCE
Founding of Lutetia.
390 BCE
Brennus of the Senones defeats the Romans at Allia, and subsequently sacks Rome.
334 BCE
Rome signs a peace treaty with the Senones tribe.
284 BCE
Gauls of the Insubres and Boii tribes defeat the Romans at Arretium.
283 BCE
Rome decisively defeats the Senones at Picenum.
279 BCE
Gauls attack the sanctuary of Delphi.
222 BCE
Rome conquers Cisalpine Gaul (modern-day Provence, France).
121 BCE
Gallia Narbonensis becomes a Roman province.
58 BCE – 51 BCE
Julius Caesar’s conquest of Gaul.
58 BCE
Caesar attacks the Helvetii while on migration and defeats them.
Julius Caesar invades Gaul. Roman influence on the European tribes begins in earnest.
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.
54 BCE – 53 BCE
Ambiorix of the Eburones tribe destroys around 9,000 Roman soldiers at Atuatuca.
53 BCE
Julius Caesar holds a council of Gallic tribes in Lutetia.
52 BCE
Julius Caesar is defeated at Gergovia by Vercingetorix.
After becoming trapped and besieged at Alesia, Vercingetorix surrenders to Caesar.
51 BCE
Caesar’s siege and capture of Uxellodunum end of the Gallic War.
44 BCE
The Allobroges unsuccessfully rise against Roman rule in southern Gaul.
33 BCE
The Belgic Morini and the Celts of Aquitania unsuccessfully rise against Roman rule.
256 CE
King Chrocus of the Alemanni invades Gaul and destroys the region.
406 CE – c. 420 CE
Vandals cross the Rhine and invade Gaul, migrate to Spain.
406 CE
Hun invasions force Vandals to cross the Rhine into Gaul.
Vandals, Suevi, and Alans invade Gaul.
451 CE
Hun invasion of Gaul; Battle of the Cataluanian Plains (Battle of Chalons).
486 CE
Clovis of the Franks defeats the Romans in Gaul. Founding of the Frankish kingdom.
2019 CE
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