HISTORY OF LIBYA ROMAN ERA ..................... 146 BC - 640 AD ARAB RULE ................................ 640 - 1551 OTTOMAN RULE ...................... 1551 - 1911 ITALIAN COLONIZATION ........ 1911 - 1934 ITALIAN LIBYA .......................... 1934 - 1943 ALLIED OCCUPATION ............. 1943 - 1951 KINGDOM OF LIBYA ................. 1951 - 1969 GADDAFI‘S DICTATORSHIP .. 1969 - 2011 LIBYAN REVOLUTION ......... February 2011 LIBYAN INDEPENDENCE ...... October 2011