Classics 31 Timeline

Historical events

Persian Wars

499 BC - 449 BC

Battle of Marathon

490 BC

Battles of Thermopylae and Salamis

480 BC

Battle of Platea

479 BC

Persians leave Greece

Delian league formed

478 BC

Reign of Pericles

460 BC - 429 BC

Peloponnesian War

431 BC - 404 BC

Reign of the Thirty Tyrants

404 BC - 403 BC

Democracy Restored in Athens

403 BC

Death of Socrates

399 BC

Philip II Expands into Greece

348 BC - 338 BC

Philip II Assassinated

336 BC

Alexander against Persia

334 BC - 323 BC

People

Aeschylus

525 BC - 456 BC

Sophocles

497 BC - 405 BC

Euripides

480 BC - 406 BC

Socrates

469 BC - 399 BC

Thucydides

460 BC - 395 BC

Aristophanes

446 BC - 386 BC

Plato

428 BC - 348 BC

Aristotle

384 BC - 322 BC

Philip II

382 BC - 336 BC

Alexander the Great

356 BC - 323 BC

Works

Orestia

458 BC

Antigone

441 BC

Oedipus Tyrannus

429 BC

Hippolytus

428 BC

History of the Peloponnesian War

423 BC - 395 BC

Probable time span for writing of the History

Clouds

423 BC

Version 1, not well recieved

Clouds, revised

417 BC

Electra

413 BC

Bacchae

405 BC

Frogs

405 BC

Apology

399 BC

Exact date of the Apology is unknown

Crito

360 BC

Probable date?