Adale Davey Greek Military History Timeline


Mycenaean Conquest of Minion Civilization

Approx. 1450 BC

The Mycenaeans invaded the Minoan Civilization and conquered them in 1450 BC

Dorian Conquest of Mycenae

Approx. 1300 BCE

After the collapse of the Mycenaeans, the Dorians came and took over.

Trojan War

Approx. 1200 BCE

The Trojan War was Greece against Troy. Achilles, Hector, and Paris were a few of the many heroes of the war. It lasted 10 years.

Sparta conquest of Messian Civilization

Approx. 743 BC

The First Messenian War was a war between Messenia and Sparta. It began in 743 BC and ended in 724 BC.

1st Persian War Battle of Marathon

Approx. 490 BC

It was fought between the citizens of Athens, aided by Plataea, and a Persian force commanded by Datis and Artaphernes.

2nd Persian War Battles of Thermopylae, Salamis, Plataea

480 BCE

The Persians conquered Boeotia and Attica.

Theban-Spartan War or Boeotian War

479 BC

The Theban-Spartan War or Boeotian War was a conflict that ended with Sparta defeat.

Peloponessian War - Athens v Sparta

431 BC

Sparta battled Athens during 431 BC.

Battle of Chaironea

338 BC

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

Alexander the Great - conquest of Egypt/Persia

Approx. 334 BC

Alexander the Great invaded the Persian Empire and began a series of campaigns that lasted ten years.