Greece

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Conflict

Greek/ Persian War led by Xerxes

490 bc

The Peloponnesian War begins between Sparta and Athens

461 bc - 446 bc

Goverment / culture/other

The great Minoan

2500 bc

The Trojan War and destruction of Troy ( Ilium

1200 bc

The dark Ages of Greece and the fall of the mycenean

1050 bc - 750 bc

Development of the first Greece Alphabet

850 bc - 700 bc

Homer writes the Iliad and the Odyssey

750 bc - 700 bc

Spartans Conquer southwest Peloponnesia

730 bc - 710 bc

The First Olympic Games are staged

700 BC

The Rise of the Greek tyants

650 bc

Draco's code of law is introduced

622 bc - 621 bc

Greek Coins currency introduced

600 bc

Cleisthenes introduces democracy in athens

505 bc

The Greek Classical Period

500 bc - 323 bc

Sophocles writes his first tragedy

468 bc

Constructruction of the Parthenon and acrolis in

449 bc - 432 bc

Pericles leads athens

443 bc - 429 bc

Euripides writes his first tragedy

441 bc