Greek timeline #2

Events

Trojan war

1190 B.C - 1180 B.C

The Trojan war was a major conflict between the knigdoms of Troy and Mycenaean Greece. In the end Greece ended up winning the 10 year fight and getting Queen Helen. Some major heros in the war were Achilles, Odysseus, Nestor and Ajax

Sparta conquest of Messian Civilization

743 B.C. - 710 B.C.

The war was fought by the Spartans against their fellow Dorians who lived in Messenia. In the end Sparta won the war and gained lots of good fertile land for farming. Some important people and heroes were King Teleklos of Sparta, Euphaenos, and Polychares

FIrst persian war

490 B.C

In 490 Darius I, King of Persia wanted to conquer greece so he got a bunch of troops that completely outnumbered the greeks. During the Battle of Marathon which was the first battle of the first Persian war Greeks out fought the persians and ended the first Persian war in one battle

Second Persian war

480 B.C - 479 B.C

The second Persian war was fought between the Persians and the Greeks. In the end Greece won. Some important battles were the Battle of Thermoopylae and the Battle of Salamis.

Peloponessian War

431 B.C - 404 B.C

In the Peloponessian War Athens fought against Sparta. The war began because Sparta feared that the Athenian empire was growing to fast. In the end Sparta won the war

Boeotian War

379 B.C - 371 B.C

The Boeotian war was a war fought by Sparta and the Thebans. It was triggered by Sparta's attempts to impose her dominance over the rest of Greece. Some important figures were spartan king Cleombrotus and two Theban exiles named Epaminondas and Pelopidas.

Alexander the Great's conquest of Egypt and Persia

333 B.C - 330 B.C

Alexander the Great conquered both Egypt and Persia. He gained lots of land and lots of esteem. He then became the King of Persia Some major battles were the Battle of Gaugamela and the Battle of Giza.

Battle of Chaironea

338

The Battle of Chaironea was a battle that was fought between Macedonia and the alliance between Athens and Thebes. In the end Macedonia won and used them to help attack Persia. Some important People were Phillip II and the Athenian politician Demosthenes.