Roman Empire 27 BC - AD 476
The Roman Empire continued where the
Roman Republic had left off.
First emperor of the Roman
Caesar, who ruled as such from 27 BC to AD 14.
The Roman Empire later split into:
East Roman Empire,
the Eastern Roman Empire or the Byzantine Empire,
West Roman Empire,
The West Roman Empire gained new
Charlemagne in AD 800.
Governments of Rome.
For the Roman invasion and occupation
of Britain, see
And here are two maps of the Roman Empire, Eastern and Western, in the
4th and 5th century:
EAST AND WEST ROMAN EMPIRE 4TH CENTURY
Click on map to enlarge
Roman Empire 5th Century: Routes of the Barbarian Invaders
More maps of the Roman Empire:
AD 117 Roman Empire (USMA)
Map of the Limes in Britain, Hadrian's Wall AD 122
Map of the Limes in Germany 2nd Century AD