Ancient Greece

by Jordan Gidaly

Main

Minoan Civilization

2000 BCE - 1000 BCE

Linear A (Writing System) Develops

2000 bce - 1450 bce

King Minos Comes to Power

1900 bc

Linear B Develops

1450 bc - 1180 bc

Mycenaean Culture

1300 bce - 1000 bce

Trojan War

1260 bc - 1240 bc

Dark Age Of Greece

1100 BCE - 700 BCE

First Olympic Games

776 bc

Archaic Period

700 bce - 480 bce

Origins of Athenian Democracy

520 bc - 500 bc

In result of the fall of the Athenian tyrants.

Ionian Revolt

499 bc

Persian Wars

497 bce - 479 bce

Persian Invasion of Greece

490 bc

Battle of Marathon

490 bc

Athenians defeat Persians

Classical Period

485 bce - 320 bce

Golden Age of Athens

480 bc - 400 bc

Delian League Organized

478 bc

Founded by Greeks to deal with threats from Persia.

Delian League Treasury Moves to Athens

454 bc

Plague Kills 1/3 of Athenian Population

430 bc

Macedonia Conquers Greek City States

334 bc

Hellenistic Period

320 bce - 150 bce