WC Timeline project

Events

2000-1400BC

2000 BC - 1400 BC

Minoans dominate in sea trade.
Mycenaean's settle in Greek mainland.

1700-1200BC

1700 BC - 1200 BC

Mycenaean's dominate Greek mainland.
Linear B is formed.
Mycenae's civilization falls.

1450BC

1450 BC

Minoans end mysteriously.

1150-750BC

1150 BC - 750 BC

Dorian's come to power but civilization declines and becomes dark age.

776BC

776 BC

first known Olympic games.

725 BC

725 BC

Sparta conquers Messenia

625 BC

625 BC

Messenians revolt against harsh rule of Sparta and are barley defeated.

621 BC

621 BC

Draco develops legal code based on equality of citizens.

594 BC

594 BC

Solon rules and gets rid of debt slavery established four social classes based on wealth.

509 BC

509 BC

Romans overthrow horrible Etruscan king named Tarquin the Proud

500 BC

500 BC

Cleisthenes reforms the idea of democracy by splitting Athens into ten groups based on where you live.

499-493BC

499 BC - 493 BC

Ionian Greeks living on coast of Anatolia revolt against Persian taxes.

490 BC

490 BC

Battle of Marathon.
Persia is defeated.

480 BC

480 BC

persians launch new invasion of Greece

477-431BC

477 BC - 431 BC

Athens Golden Age is formed.

461-429BC

461 BC - 429 BC

politician named Pericles comes to power in Athens.

451 BC

451 BC

12 tables invented

431-404BC

431 BC - 404 BC

war breaks out between Athens and Sparta

338BC

338 BC

Macedonians invade and defeat Greeks

334BC

334 BC

Macedonians invade Persia

333BC

333 BC

Darius III king of persia fights against alexander the great
alexander wins at issus and is crowned Pharaoh of egypt

331BC

331 BC

Persia is defeated at Guagumela

326BC

326 BC

alexander Conquered parts of Indus Valley

264 BC– 146 BC

264 BC - 146 BC

3 wars occur between Rome and Carthage

202 BC

202 BC

Scippio defeats hannibal in battle of zama

44BC

44 BC

Caesar declared himself dictator for LIFE
Caesar assassinated on the steps of the senate

31 BC

31 BC

Battle of Actium ends Roman Republic
Egypt becomes territory of Rome

27 BC

27 BC

Romes republic falls and Octavian rules Rome

27 BC-180 AD

27 BC - 180 AD

Pax Romona is created and peace goes on

64 AD

64 AD

The great fire of Rome hits

313 AD

313 AD

edict of milan Law from Emperor Constantine who legalized Christianity

325 AD

325 AD

Council of Nicea

330 AD

330 AD

moves capital to Byzantium but renamed it Constantinople

380 AD

380 AD

Christianity is declared the sole religion

476 AD

476 AD

Rome falls
German forces take over