WC Timeline

Events

Minoans Dominate sea trade

2000 BC - 1400 BC

Mycenae dominates Greek mainland

1700 BC - 1200 BC

Mysteriously Ends

1450 BC

Dorians move into Greece

1150 BC - 750 BC

FIrst olympic games

776 BC

Sparta conquers Messenia

725 BC

Messenians revolt

625 BC

Draco develops a legal code

621 BC

Solon rules and get rids of debt slavery

594 BC

Romans overthrow king

509 BC

Athens splits into 10 groups

500 BC

Anatolia revolted against Persia

499 BC - 493 BC

Persia wins Marathon

490 BC

Battle of Salamis

480 BC

Athen's golden age

477 BC - 431 BC

Pericles leads Athens

461 BC - 429 BC

12 tables created

451 BC

Peloponnesian War

431 BC - 404 BC

Battle of Chaeronea

338 BC

Alexander invades Persia

334 BC

Alexander invades Issus

333 BC

Alexander invades Gaugamela

331 BC

Alexander conquers Indus Valley

326 BC

Punic Wars

264 BC - 146 BC

Hannibal defeated

202 BC

Caesar assassinated

44 BC

Battle of Actium

31 BC

Roman Republic Falls

27 BC

Rome's peak

27 BC - 180

Great fire of Rome

64 AD

Christianity legalized

313 AD

Council of Nicaea

325 AD

Moves capital to Byzantium

330 AD

Christianity Official Religion of Rome

380 CE

Western Empire falls

476 AD