Ancient Greece

Democracy

Draco

622 bce

Solon

590 bce

Peisistratus

541 bce

Cleisthenes

508 bce

Democracy

Approx. 500 bce

Persian Wars

Ionia Falls to the Persians

Approx. 500 bce

Ionia Rebels

499 bce

Battle at Marathon

490 bce

1st Persian Invasion

490 bce

Darius Dies

486 bce

Battle of Salamis

480 bce

2nd Persian Invasion

480 bce

Battle at Thermopylae

480 bce

Athens is Burned

480 bce

Battle of Plataea

479 bce

Peloponnesian Wars

Delian League Formed

478 bce

Peloponnesian League Formed

478 bce

Athens begins Rebuilding

478 bce

Pericles Elected

460 bce

Parthenon Built

447 bce

1st Peloponnesian War

431 bce - 421 bce

Plague Strikes Athens

429 bce

2nd Peloponnesian War

415 bce - 404 bce

Thebes Defeats Sparta

375 bce

Macedonia Conquers Greece

340 bce