Greek timeline

Events

trojan war

1200 BC - 1180 BC

conflict between kingdoms of troy and Mycenaean Greece.

messenian war 1

760 B.C. - 576 B.C.

hostilities between the states of Laconia and Messenia were constant, even to the point of Sparta officially declaring war

battle of marathon

550 BC - 330 BC

They were conquered by the Persians. When the Ionians decided to revolt they asked Athens and other Greek cities for help.

2nd persian war

480 BC - 475 BC

but stayed behind with a small force including his 300 Spartans in order to allow the rest of the Greek army to escape.

Peloponnesian War Athens v. sparta

431 BCE - 404 BCE

alexander the great v. the world

356 bc - 323 bc

Alexander’s forces were greatly outnumbered in men but not in experience or the determination for revenge and to claim Persia’s great wealth, much of it plundered.

alexander the great

356 bc - 323 bc

Just 20 years old, Alexander claimed the Macedonian throne and killed his rivals before they could challenge his sovereignty.