Connor's Ancient History Timeline

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Etruscans arrive in Italy by sea

800 BC

Greek Olympics begin

776 BC

Founding of Rome

753 BC

Greek city-states begin

750 BC

Tyrants divide up the city-states

550 BC

Last Etruscan King

510 BC

Hellenic Period/Classical Period

510 BC - 323 BC

Founding of the Roman Republic

510 BC

Ionian cities rebel against "Persia"

500 BC

Battle of Marathon

490 BC

Xerxes builds a Pontoon bridge

480 BC

Greeks defeat Persions

468 BC

Golden Age of Greece begins

460 BC

Peloponnesion war(s) begins

431 BC - 404 BC

Final decline of the Etruscans

400 BC

Gauls attack Rome

387 BC

Life of Alexander the Great

356 BC - 323 BC

Hellenistic Period

356 BC - 31 BC

Pyrrhic Wars begin

280 BC

Rome defeats Samnites, Gauls, and Etruscans

268 BC

First Punic War Romans vs. Carthaginians

264 BC - 241 BC

Second Punic War

218 BC - 210 BC

Hannibal (Carthaginian general) defeated

202 BC

Third Punic War

149 BC - 146 BC

Major Roman expansion in Mediterranean

133 BC - 131 BC

Life of Julius Caesar

100 BC - 44 BC

Octavian takes control of Egypt

31 BC

Pax Romana

30 BC - 180 AD

Life of Jesus the Christ

0 BC - 33 AD

Diocletian div. Roman Emp creating the Byzantine Emp (East Roman Emp)

284 AD