The Trojan war lasted 10 years. About 15,000 people died in the Trojan war
Dorian Conquest of Mycenaean
Approx. 1100 BCE - 1000 BCE
The Question of a Dorian Invasion. The Greeks later believed that, following the collapse of the Mycenaeans, a Greek-speaking group from the north, called the Dorians, began to invade central and southern Greece.
1st Persian War Battle of Marathon
Approx. 490 BCE
The battle waged on the Marathon plain of northeastern Attica in 490 B.C. marked the first blows of the Greco-Persian War.
2nd Persian War
the second Persian war was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states, including Sparta, Athens, Corinth and others.
In this war the the Athens and the Spartans fought, the Athens won.
Theban-Spartan War or Boeotian War
Approx. 379 BCE - 371 BCE
The Theban-Spartan War or Boeotian War was a conflict triggered by Sparta's attempts to impose her dominance over the rest of Greece.
Alexander the Great
356 BCE - 323 BCE
Alexander was born in Pella, the ancient capital of Macedonia in July 356 BC. He quickly dealt with his enemies at home and reasserted Macedonian power within Greece. He then set out to conquer the massive Persian Empire.