Ancient Greece

Events

Persian Wars

497 BC - 479 BC

Battle of Marathon, defeated the Persians

490 BC

Classical Period - many city-states

480 BC - 323 BC

Peloponnesian Wars between Sparta and Athens

431 BC - 404 BC

Phillip II unites much of Greece

359 BC - 331 BC

Alexander the Great - lead a Greek army to Egypt, india and Bactria

334 BC - 323 BC

Hellenistic Period - three major kingdoms established

323 BC - 31 BC

Rome conquers Greek empire

31 BC

Battle of Actium