Gavin G. Greek Military History

Events

The Trojan War

Approx. 1250 BC - Approx. 1184 BC

The Trojan war happened when Troy stole the queen of the Spartan king

Sparta conquest of Messian Civilization

743 BC - 724 BC

The Sparta conquest of Messian Civilization most likely happened for resource and territory

1st Persian War (Darius) Battle of Marathon

492 BC - 490 BC

The 1st Persian War (Darius) Battle of Marathon was important because the army ran for about 26 miles which today would have been a marathon

2nd Persian War (Xerxes) Battles of Thermopylae, Salamis, Plataea

480 BC

This battle resulted in a vicory for the greeks

Peloponessian War (2nd) - Athens v Sparta

431 BC - 404 BC

The Peloponessian War (2nd) - Athens v Sparta was started from what I read and infered was started because Athens was growing in population and sparta wanted to stop them from growing stronger and made the weak

Alexander v. the World

334 BC - Approx. 323 B.C.

This was when Alexander was on his way to Egypt named the city "Alensandria" And then Claimed himself king of persia