Greek History

Conflict

Trojan War destruction of Troy ( Ilim

1200 BC

Dark Ages of Greece and the fall of the Mycenean culture

1050 BC - 750 BC

Spartans conquer southwest Peloponnesia

730 BC - 710 BC

Greek/Persian War led by Xerxes

481 BC

Peloponnesian War begin between Sparta and Athens

431 BC - 404 BC

King Philip V of Greece loses to Roman forces at Kynoskephalai

197 BC

The Roman General Sulla captures Athen

87 BC - 86 BC

Government/Culture/Everything Else

Minoan Civilization

2500 BC

Development of the first Breek Alphabet

850 BC - 700 BC

The First Olympic Games are staged

776 BC

Homer writes the Iliad and the Odyssesey

750 BC - 700 BC

Rise of the Greek tryant

650 BC

Draco's code of law is introduced

622 BC

Greek coin currency introduced

600 BC

Cleisthenses introduces democracy in Athen

505 BC

Greek Classical Period

500 BC - 323 BC

Sophocles writes his first tragedy

468 BC

Construction of the Parthenon and the Acropolis in

449 BC - 432 BC