The abduction of Queen Helen of Sparta by the Trojans started the war. The Greeks won and gained Helen. Achilles, Odysseus, Nestor and Ajax were all heroes.
Started because Sparta wanted to conquer rich, fertile Messenian plains. The Spartans won control of the area. Aristodemus was a hero.
Battle of Marathon was the only battle. Darius I was the king of Persia. The greeks won. Wanted more land and revenge from the Ionian revolt. Nothing was won or lost.
King Xerxes led an invasion of Greece. He wanted revenge. Battles of Thermopylae, Salamis, Plataea. Greeks won again and nothing was gained or lost.
Total defeat of Athens. Caused by concern about the rise of Athenian power and minor conflicts and revolts. Sparta won. The battle of Mantinea was the largest land battle. Thebes played a big part. Sparta wins rule over Greece.
Alex wanted Macedonian domination. Battle of Issus, Battle of Tyre. Alexander was of course the hero. Alexander won many battles and was eventually the king of Persia. He gained domination over many