The Trojan War was between the Mycenae and Troy. Troy was an independent city. the war lasted for 10 years. Troy won the war by sending a horse in to the town as a gift and attacked at night.
1st Persian War Marathon
500 bc - 490 bc
Persia want to control the city-states in Anatolia. Darius III was the leader who start this war. Persia sent 25,000 men across the sea. The Athenians surprised them and won the war.
2nd Persian War
480 bc - 476 bc
Xerxes was the leader of the war. He want to get revenge because of his father death. The Spartans stop the Persians while the Athenians came up with a plane to to to the sea because Persia didn't really know how to fight near the sea.
478 bc - 476 bc
Several Greek city-states formed an alliance. the alliance got it name from the island where the headquarters were at.
Leader of the Delian League
Taxes on the city-states
Grew very wealthy
Build a mini Greek empire
470 bc - 399 bc
Socrates focused on individual action and challenge the authority. Socrates method was the teachers ask questions. he found guilty at his trial so he was put to death. His death was caused by a poison.