Greece Timeline

Events

Minoan civilization reaches its height/greatest success

1600 BC

Mycenaean's settle & take control of the Aegean Sea

1400 BC

Trojan War

1250 BC

Greek polis' take shape

750 BC

Homer writes the epic poems of the Iliad & the Odyssey

750 BC

Age of Pericles marks the height of Democracy in Athens

700 BC

Xerxes, King of Persia, sends troops to conquer Greeks: the Persian War begins

480 BC

Peloponnesian War

431 BCE - 404 BCE

King Philip II gains the throne as King of Macedonia

339 BC

Alexander the Great conquers Persian Empire

334 BC