Timeline for Lectures 06-08

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Ancient Greece

Bronze Age - Crete

3000 BC - 2000 BC

(2800 BC)

Minoan Civilization

2000 BC - 1450 BC

Myceneans

1600 BC - 1100 BC

Lycurgan Reforms in Sparta

800 BC - 600 BC

Archaic Greece

750 BC - 500 BC

Sparta's conquest of Messenia

730 BC

Homer's Writings

700 BC - 600 BC

Solon given power in Athens

594 BC

Cleisthenes - Rise of democracy in Athens

508 BC

Classical Greece

Themistocles - Leader of Athens

525 BC - 460 BC

Classical Greece

500 BC - 338 BC

Pericles - Leader of Athens

495 BC - 429 BC

Battle of Marathon

490 BC

Xerxes - Persian Emperor

485 BC - 465 BC

Herodutus - author Persian Wars

484 BC - 425 BC

Persia Invade Greece in Thermopylae - Leonidas w/ 300 Spartans

480 BC

Athenian Empire

478 BC - 431 BC

Delian League Formed

478 BC - 477 BC

Socrates

469 BC - 399 BC

First Peloponnessian War

460 BC - 445 BC

Thucydides - Peloponnessian War historian

460 BC - 400 BC

Alcibiades - General turned traitor to Athens

450 BC - 404 BC

Aristophanes - Greek comedy

448 BC - 380 BC

Great Peloponnessian War

431 BC - 404 BC

Plato

429 BC - 347 BC

Battle of Amphipolis/ Peace of Nicias

422 BC - 421 BC

Athens' Sicilian campaign

415 BC

Thirty tyrants in Athens from Sparta

405 BC - 338 BC

Re-establishment of democracy in Athens

403 BC

Aristotle

384 BC - 322 BC

Alexander the Great and Hellenistic Civilization

Philip II of Macedon

359 BC - 336 BC

Alexander III (the Great)

356 BC - 323 BC

Epicurus/ Epicureanism

341 BC - 270 BC

Battle of Chaehronea - Macedonian Victory against Athens

338 BC

Darius III - King of Persia when fell to Macedonians

336 BC - 330 BC

Battle of Issus - Macedonian victory against Persians

333 BC

Battle of Gaugamela - Macedonian victory over Persians

331 BC

Macedonian empire broken up

323 BC

Archimedes of Syracuse - Scientist

287 BC - 212 BC