Greek Timeline


Trojan War

Approx. 1290 BCE - Approx. 1280 BCE

The war began after the abduction of Queen Helen. The Greeks won, they gained their Queen back.
some people in this war are Agamemnon, Aeneas, Menelaus, and Neoptolemus

Messenian War 1

743 BC - 710 BC

The war is believed to have happened because different things were said by the spartan´s and the Messenians.
Euphaes, and Theopompus.

1st Persian War (Battle of Marathon)

492 BC - 449 BC

the war started when the Persian empire and the Greek city states had two conflicts.
the Greeks won the battle.
when the Greeks won the Persian empire fell that´s what the Greeks gained.
Miltiades, Themistocles, and Datis

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

480 BC - 479 BC

the Persian king wanted revenge on the Greeks.
the Persians won the battle of theromylae.
the Persian king avenged his father.
King Leonidas, and King Xerxes.

Peloponnesian War

431 BC - 404 BC

the democratic reforms of Cleisthenes, which Sparta always opposed.
the spartans won
the spartans gained control over athens.

Alexander The Great

356 BC - 323 BC