Batavian Revolt (chrono)

Batavian revolt: the rebellion of the Batavians (a Germanic tribe) against the Romans in 69-70 CE. After initial successes by their commander Julius Civilis, the Batavians were ultimately defeated by the Roman general Quintus Petillius Cerialis.

Chronology

   
West
Italy
East
68 January
Vindex revolts
 
Vespasian recovers Galilee
  April
c.5. Rebellion of Galba
   
  May
Vindex defeated
Julius Civilis arrested?
   
  June  
8. Death of Nero
8. Galba recognized as emperor
Vespasian in the Jordan valley
  September  
Galba in Rome
Galba releases Civilis
Execution of Paulus
 
  November
Vitellius governor of Germania Inferior
   
69 January
2. Vitellius proclaimed emperor
15. Galba killed
15. Otho recognized as emperor
 
  April  
14. Vitellius defeats Otho
16. Suicide of Otho
19. Vitellius recognized as emperor
 
  May  
Eight Batavian units sent to the north
 
  July  
17. Vitellius reaches Rome
1/3. Vespasian proclaimed emperor
  August
Eight Batavian units recalled
Forced recruitments
Conspiracy of Civilis
Revolt of Brinno
Defeat of Aquilius
Defeat of Munius Lupercus
 
Vespasian in Syria
Danube army sides with Vespasian
  September
Civilis wins over Batavian units
Batavian units at Mainz
Batavians lay siege to  Xanten
c. 15 Danube army invades Italy
 
  October
Roman counter-attack
24/25. Danube army defeats Vitellius
 
  November    
Vespasian occupies Egypt
  December
c.1. Battle of Krefeld
Siege of Xanten lifted
German attack on Mainz
c.17. Murder of Flaccus
Second siege of Xanten
20. Death of Vitellius
21. Vespasian recognized as emperor
 
70 January
Siege of Mainz lifted
Murder of Vocula
Proclamation of the Gallic empire
Disintegration of the Roman army
   
  March
Fall of Xanten
   
  April
Conference at Reims
 
14. Romans lay siege to Jerusalem
  May
Cerialis at Mainz
   
  June
Liberation of Trier
7/8. Battle of Trier
Battle of Xanten
   
  August
Destruction of Nijmegen
c.30. Invasion of the Betuwe
 
10. Temple destroyed
  September
Renewed alliance
 
8. Fall of Jerusalem