Greek History

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Conflict

Trojan War

1200 bc

spartans conquer southwest Peloponnesia

730 bc - 710 bc

peloponnesian War between sparta and Athens

461 bc - 446 bc

Government/Culture/Other

Minoan Civilization

2500 bc

Dark Ages Of Greece

1050 bc - 750 bc

greek alphabet

850 bc - 700 bc

homer writes the Iliad and the Odyssey

750 bc - 700 bc

rise of the greek tyrants

650 bc

greek coin 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

parthenon built in Athens

449 bc - 432 bc

pericles lades Athens

443 bc - 429 bc

Euripides writes his first tragedy

441 bc

outbreak of bubonic plague in Athens

430 bc

second of the peloponnesian wars

420 bc