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Minoans become sea traders (2000 BC)

2000 BC

Period of Mycenaean civilization (1600 - 1200 BC)

1600 BC - 1200 BC

Peak of Minoan civilization (1600 BC )

1600 BC

Knossos becomes capital of Minoan civilization (1600 BC )

1600 BC

Trojan War begins (1250 BC)

1250 BC

Dorians invade Greece (1100 BC)

1100 BC

Mycenaean civilization collapses (1100 BC)

1100 BC

Time of first Olympics (776 BC)

776 BC

Aristocracy rules Greece (700 BC)

700 BC

Freed men receive citizenship (546 BC)

546 BC

Rule of Peisistratus (546 BC)

546 BC

Cleisthenes coms to power (508 BC)

508 BC

Ionians revolt against the Persains (499 BC)

499 BC

Life of Sophocles (496 BC)

496 BC

Birth of Socrates (470 BC)

470 BC

Golden age of Athens (461 BC)

461 BC

Invasions by Sparta on the other city-states (436 BC)

436 BC

Completion of the Parthenon (432 BC)

432 BC

Sparta declares war on Athens (431 BC)

431 BC

Many allies of Athens switch to Sparta (413 BC)

413 BC

Aid from Persians strengthens Sparta

412 BC

Hippocratic influence on medicine

400 BC

Greek plays are created

400 BC

Conquest of Phillip II over Greece

359 BC

Alexander the Great conquers the Persian Empire

346 BC

Trial of Sophocles

339 BC

Weakened Greece falls to Macedonia

338 BC

Alexander becomes ruler of Greece

336 BC

Opening of Lyceum

335 BC

Alexander's last battle

326 BC

Death of Alexander the Great

323 BC

Discovery of the atom

300 BC

Roman empire begins to absorb Hellenistic world

100 BC