Alexander the Great Timeline 2

Rulers

Philip II

359 BCE - 336 BCE

Alexander the Great

336 BCE - 323 BCE

Events

Philip ascends to throne of Macedonia

359 BCE

Birth of Alexander

356 BCE

Aristotle arrives to tutor Alexander

343 BCE

Alexander in exile

338 BCE - 336 BCE

Alexander visits Athens

338 BCE

Battle of Chaeronea

338 BCE

Alexander becomes king of Macedonia

336 BCE

Darius III becomes king of Persia

336 BCE

Murder of Philip

336 BCE

Danube Campaign

335 BCE

Destruction of Thebes

335 BCE

Alexander crosses into Asia Minor

334 BCE

Capture of Halicarnassus

334 BCE

Battle of the Granicus

334 BCE

Asian Campaign

334 BCE - 324 BCE

Capture of Miletus

334 BCE

Episode of the Gordian Knot

333 BCE

Battle of Issus

333 BCE

Alexander enters Egypt

332 BCE

Capture of Gaza

332 BCE

Siege of Tyre

332 BCE

Battle of Gaugamela

331 BCE

Alexander enters Babylon

331 BCE

Alexander visits oracle at Siwa

331 BCE

Persepolis captured and burned

330 BCE

Death of Darius III

330 BCE

Defeat of Bessus

329 BCE

Alexander crosses the Hindu Kush

329 BCE

Murder of Cleitus

328 BCE

Invasion of India

327 BCE

Marriage to Roxane

327 BCE

Battle of the Hydaspes

326 BCE

Death of Bucephalas

326 BCE

Voyage of Nearchus and his fleet

325 BCE

March through the Gedrosian desert

325 BCE

Alexander returns to Persia

324 BCE

Death of Alexander

323 BCE

Alexander returns to Babylon

323 BCE