Mycenaean Conquest of Minoan Civilization

Approx. 1450 BCE.

the Minoans were wiped out dew to an attack

The Trojan War

Approx. 1300 BCE - 1200 BCE

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

480 BCE

the second Persian war was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states, including Sparta, Athens, Corinth and others.

Sparta conquest of Messian Civilization

431 BCE - 404 BCE

Sparta was the principal enemy of Athens during the Peloponnesian War, from which it emerged victorious, though at a great cost of lives lost.

Peloponessian War

Approx. 430 BC - 404 BC

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.

Battle of Chaeronea

338 BCE

The Battle of Chaeronea was fought in 338 BC, near the city of Chaeronea in Boeotia, between the Macedonians