Achilles conquering the Minoans on the island of Crete
War between the Greeks and the people of Troy, and began after Paris, a Trojan prince, abducted Helen, the most beautiful woman in the world, and would not give her back to the Greeks
The Dorian invasion involved the replacement of older Greek traditions. The Dorian hailed from central Greece and they conquered the Peloponnese peninsula
Initiated by the Dorian Invasion
The first Persian invasion of Greece ended with the Athenian victory at the Battle of Marathon in 490 BCE
The second Persian war was a response to the defeat of the Persian invasion of Greece in 490 BCE. All of Boeotia and Attica fell to Persia after the Battle of Thermopylae, and the Persians conquered and burnt Athens.
Athens and Sparta started arguing over power over Greek city-states, and it led to a long expected showdown
Sparta wanted to control all of Greece but was defeated by the Boeotian army lead by the Thebans
A battle led by Phillip II of Macedon against a Greek city-state alliance. The Macedonians eventually won the battle.
He conquered Anatolia, Syria, Phoenicia, Judea, Gaza, Egypt, Bactria, and Mesopotamia, and he extended the boundaries of his own empire as far as Punjab, India. He was five times as rich as the richest man in the world today