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  1. No Rome:Seleucid civil wars still happen?

    if Gauls destroy Rome from existence in 390 BCE would Seleucid civil wars still happen lead to their conquest by parthians?
  2. Ides to Ashes: Planning Thread

    Hey everyone! I’m a longtime lurker on the forum, and I just wanted to gauge interest for a new project I’ve been working on lately: Ides to Ashes. The basic premise is that Julius Caesar avoids his infamous assassination, allowing him to accomplish most of his planned goals before his death...
  3. Frederick II of the HRE

    Regnum Romanum
    Threadmarks: Fall of Tarquinius

    Regnum Romanum By Fredrick II Book I From the fall of Tarquinius until the Gallish sack In 244 AUC (510 BC), Roman King Lucius Tarquinius Superbus went to war with the Rutuli, a very wealthy nation, whose riches Tarquinius was keen to obtain. However, the king failed to capture the...
  4. Roman Political Revival

    It's the late 1300s and the war of the eight saints have just kicked off. Italian city states ( mostly the Republics ) vs the French Pope . What if , somehow, seeing the current pope as nothing but an illegitimate pupet the population of the city of Rome itself revolt . Seeing this as a chance...
  5. An Expansive Alternate Timeline - The Riotous 5th Century

    Shalom, I would like to share the first stirrings of a new timeline I'm working on. The scope is so unfocused and the divergences so numerous that I've elected to name this timeline "the Riotous 5th century." Right now the starting date for the timeline is 451 AD - the year that Attila, seeing...
  6. U.S adopts the Roman Consular system

    Hello! This is my first post here ! I am German, english wasn't my native language , so please forgive me if I make any mistakes! The U.S was founded on HEAVY Roman and Greek influence. During its foundation, the age and power of monarchy was still strong if not universal. Conditions were...
  7. killertahu22

    AHC: A More Eastern Focused Roman Empire

    Hello! With a POD no earlier than 509 BCE (the foundation of the republic), make Rome "focus" more on the east! I.e., make Rome's expansion focus shift more towards the east than IOTL. The Romans are still able to conquer western regions such as Gaul and Iberia, but the focus should not be on...
  8. what if Archimedes survived the sack of Syracuse?

    Hi all, just watching Ancient Impossible on the boob tube and I saw an recreation of his steam cannon used during the Roman Siege of his city. The Copper steam vessel and attached tube/barrel (heated by an open fire) propelled the cannon ball 150 feet and totaled an old wooden speed boat. (look...
  9. kasumigenx

    Son of Yangtze, a Chu Timeline(Austric/Hmong Mien China)
    Threadmarks: Son of Yangtze

    On 2000 AD, a minister from the Chu Empire, whose language[1] is distantly related to the Southern Islanders[2] and the Kingdoms of the South would talk to the minster of Ligurian Empire in the East whose people are descendant of the Italic which was majorly swamped out by the Etruscans and...
  10. [Aeterumreich: The time of Rising Tide] in Map, Flags, Posters, and others

    Progressive or Conservative? Revolution or Order? Under the name of Gods What is your Choice? What if Napoleon was assassinated in his prime? What if John Brown escaped from Robert E. Lee's hunt? What if Hong Xiuquan died of a sudden illness before the uprising? What if Ryoma Sakamoto hadn't...
  11. The_Persian_Cat

    AHC: Ethiopian-normative Christianity

    Christianity has its origins in Roman-occupied Judaea, and became a global cultural force largely because of the Roman Empire. Constantine the Great made Christianity legal in the Roman Empire, and he also convened the First Council of Nicaea to standardise Christian doctrine and dogma for the...
  12. WI/AHC: Opellian Dynasty of Rome

    Macrinus become Emperor in 217 and unfortunately had a very short reign. His goal seems to have been a return to Septimius Severus-era policies and he was left in a difficult situation due to Caracalla's reign. When one takes into account his humble origins, he comes across a compotent...
  13. WI: Alaric lives for another decade.

    Let say that Alaric I, King of Visigoths and a man usually assosiated with Sack of Rome in 410. Instead of dying the same year, is able to recover from his illness and lives for at least few more years. So, Visigoths have their most well known ruler leading them longer, and man blamed by Romans...
  14. Lothal

    the Eagle and the Crescent: A Different Collapse of Rome

    I've been working on a map series for the last month or so. I was very inspired by @KillEmAll1989 's excellent Gothic Empire timeline, which I personally think is the best timeline ive read in a bit. Overall the main POD was originally a semi-surviving Carthaginian Empire, but I realized a...
  15. Hellenized Rome

    The histories of Rome and Greece have always intertwined closely with one another, with Roman armies conquering Greek states while Greek philosophy and culture was conquering Rome. There have been plenty of opportunities for one Greek polity or another to take over more and more of Italy...
  16. Simon bar Kokhba revolt successful

    what if Simon bar Kokhba revolt succeeded with guerrilla warfare , ambushing the romans and parthian support ? how would this affect jewish history
  17. Paul senator apostle

    What if Paul became senator ? Since he was a Roman citizen How would this affect the spread of Christianity ?
  18. Jesus senator

    What if jesus became senator ? Lawyer-politician-senator How would this affect the spread of Christianity?
  19. Alexander the Great doesn't die and lives to 80s and conquers North India, Carthage, Italy

    Please answer the follow up questions and like and share Alexander doesn't die and lives to 80s like Ptolemy He conquers Arabia He conquers North India Chandragupta Maurya doesn't rise since he created his first army from power vacuum created by death of Alexander in his indian provinces Nanda...
  20. Brainstorming: Roman Republic collapses in 2-1st Century BC

    1. Rome loses the cimbrian war 2. Rome to loses an Analogue to the Social war and collapses leaving rump states and Italia. 3. Mithradates dominates Anatolia ( not needed but in my view it is rather likely ) 4. How plausible is it and what is the best way to achieve it? 5. I plan to do this TL...
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