W.C Timeline



2000 BC - 1400 BC

Minoans Civilization dominating the sea trade with a strong navy

Mycenae Civilization

1700 BC - 1200 BC

Indo-Europeans dominate the Greek mainland


1450 BC

Minoa's capital city Knossos known for being a peaceful city and having a good community,and having good exports

Mycenae civilization falls

1200 BC

Mycenae Civilization falls sea raiders attack and burn their cities


1150 BC - 750 BC

Group of people who move into Greece and their culture declines they enter the Greek Dark Age


725 BC

Sparta conquers Messenia,Messenias become helots

Messenians revolt

625 BC

Messenians revolted against harsh rule,Sparta almost loses to the Messenians

Athenian legal system

621 BC

legal code established it was based on equality of citizens,Draconian Law established for criminals


594 BC

Solon began to rule and he gets rid of slavery,he establishes four social classes

Roman Republic

509 BC

Roman Republic begins


500 BC

Statesman who reforms the democracy by splitting Athens into 10 parts

Ionian Greeks revolt

499 BC - 493 BC

Ionian Greeks revolt against Persian taxes

Battle of Marathon

490 BC

25,000 Persians against 11,000 Athenians the Athenians were under command of Miltiades,at the end of the battle the Persians lost

Battle of Salamis

480 BC

Persians set fire to Athens they then try to attack Salamis,They had a naval battle 800 Persian warships vs 380 Greek warships.

Athens Golden Age

477 BC - 431 BC

Athens experience their Golden age


461 BC - 429 BC

Politician who leads Athens through their Golden Age

Julius Caesar

451 BC

Julius Caesar calendar made

Peloponesian War

431 BC - 404 BC

War breaks out between Athens and Sparta and their allies war doesn't end until 404 BC

Battle of Chaeronea

338 BC

Macedonians invade and beat Greece and the League of Corinth begins

Persia defeated

334 BC

Persia id invaded and defeated by Alexander the Great

Alexander defeats Issus

333 BC

Alexander wins at Issus

Persia loses

331 BC

Persia loses once again to Alexander

Conquers Part of the Indus Valley

326 BC

Alexander the Great conquered parts if the Indus Valley

Punic Wars

264 BC - 146 BC

The first Punic war begins

Battle of Zama

202 BC

Rome beats Carthage

Julius Caesar

44 BC

Julius Caesar assassinated on March 15

Battle of Actium

31 BC

This battle ends Roman Republic

Pax Romana

27 BC - 180 AD

Rome experiences Roman Peace for a long time


27 BC

Augustus takes the title


64 AD

In 64 AD Rome was burned very badly


313 AD

Christians allowed to worship


325 AD

Council of Nicaea

Capital of Rome moved and Renamed


Capital of Rome is moved to Byzantium and renamed


380 AD

Christianity becomes Romes main religion

Western Empire

476 AD

Western Empire falls