Project Timeline Term 2

Events

Minoans dominate sea trade

2000 B.C. - 1400 B.C.

Mycenean Civilization dominate Greek mainland

1700 B.C - 1200 B.C

Mycenean Civilization has contact with Minoans on Crete

1500 B.C.

Linear A mysteriously ends

1450 B.C

Mycenean civilization falls

1200 B.C

Dorians move into Greece

1150 B.C - 750 B.C

First known Olympic games

776 B.C

Sparta conquers Messenia

725 B.C

Messenians revolt against harsh rule

625 B.C

Draco develops legal code based on equality of citizens

621 B.C

Solon rules

594 B.C

Romans overthrow Tarquin the Proud

509 B.C

Cleisthenes rules and reforms the idea of democracy

500 B.C

Ionian Greeks revolt against Persian taxes

499 B.C - 493 B.C

Battle of Marathon

490 B.C

Persia defeated at Marathon

490 B.C

Battle of Salamis

480 B.C.

Persians launch new invasion of Greece

480 B.C

Athens's Golden Age

477 B.C - 431 B.C

Pericles leads Athens

461 B.C - 429 B.C

12 tables

451 B.C

Peloponnesian War

431 B.C - 404 B.C

Plague hits Athens

430 B.C

Athens officially surrender

404 B.C

Macedonians invade and defeat Greeks

338 B.C

Persia is invaded

334 B.C

Controls Issus

333 B.C

Alexander controls Gaugamela

331 B.C

Parts of Indus Valley conquered

326 B.C

3 wars between between Rome and Carthage

264 B.C - 146 B.C

Hannibal defeated at Battle of Zama

202 B.C

Caesar assassinated

44 BC

Caesar declared himself dictator

44 B.C

Battle of Actium

31 BC

Pax Romana

27 BC - 180 AD

Roman Republic ends

27 B.C

Great Fire of Rome

64 A.D

Christians allowed to worship

313 AD

Council of Nicaea

325 AD

Emperor Theodosius makes Christianity official religion of the empire

380 AD