The Conquests of Alexander and the Hellenistic Period

Main

Darius III becomes king of Persia

336 BC

Alexander becomes king of Macedonia

336 BC

Age 20

Hellenistic Period

336 B.C. - 150 B.C.

Philip assassinated

336 B.C.

Zeno - founder of Stoicism

335 BC - 263 BC

Alexander lands at Troy

334 BC

Alexander defeats Darius at Issus

333 BC

Alexander in Egypt; Alexandria founded

332 BC - 331 BC

Alexander enters Babylon

331 BC

Darius III killed

330 BC

Alexander crosses Khyber Pass into India

327 BC

Alexander defeats King Porus

327 BC

Alexander returns to Babylon and is deified

324 BC

Alexander dies

323 BC

Cassander in control of Macedonia

315 BC

Seleucus controls the East

312 BC

Alexander's other generals declare themselves kings

306 BC

Archimedes of Syracuse - mathematician and inventor

287 BC - 212 BC

Eratosthenes - geographer

275 BC - 195 BC

Aegis III rules Sparta

242 BC

Reign of Antiochus III (the Great) of Seleucids

223 BC - 187 BC

Reign of Philip V of Macedonia

221 BC - 179 BC

First Macedonian War with Rome

215 BC - 205 BC

Polybius - historian

200 BC - 120 BC

Second Macedonian War

200 BC - 197 BC

Romans with Battle of Cynoscephale

197 BC

Third Macedonian War

171 BC - 168 BC

Battle of Pynda

168 BC

Macedonia becomes first Roman province in the East

146 BC

Last portion of Seleucid Empire becomes Roman province of Syria

63 BC

Egypt becomes a Roman province

30 BC