Ch. 10 Timeline
800 B.C. Aristocrats take over Spartan government.
750 B.C. Outlines of Greek civilization are formed.
750 B.C. Athenian nobles, merchants, and manufacturers set up an oligarchy.
750 B.C. 20 times more helots and perioeci than aristocrats in Sparta.
700 B.C. The inner part of the polis becomes a city.
594 B.C. Solon is chosen to prepare a constitution for Athens.
560 B.C. The Athenian government is taken over by Peisistratus.
545 B.C. The Persians conquer Ionia.
508 B.C. Spartans are overthrown by Cleisthenes.
507 B.C. Cleisthenes puts into effect the first democratic constitution.
500 B.C. Sparta becomes the greatest military power in Greece.
490 B.C. The Battle of Marathon between the Persians and the Greeks.
480 B.C. The Battle of Thermopylae between Persians and the Greeks.
479 B.C. End of the Persian Wars.
479 B.C. The Battle of Plataea destroys the Persian army.
431 B.C. The Peloponnesian War begins between Sparta and Athens.
404 B.C. Athens surrenders to Sparta.
371 B.C. Sparta is defeated by Thebes
338 B.C. Greece is conquered by Philip II of Macedonia.