Ancient Greece Timeline

Ancient Greece Timeline
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    2900 BC 2900-2000 BC: The Bronze Age when Early Aegean cultures start to emerge  
    2500 BC The great Minoan civilization  
    1200 BC The Trojan War and the destruction of Troy (Ilium)  
    1050 BC 1050-750 BC: The Dark Ages of Greece and the fall of the Mycenean culture  
    850 BC 850 - 700 BC: Development of the first Greek Alphabet  
    776 BC The First Olympic Games are staged  
    750 BC 750 -700 BC: Homer writes the Iliad and the Odyssey  
    730 BC 730-710 BC - the First Messenian War and the Spartans conquer southwest Peloponnesia  
    650 BC The Rise of the Greek tyrants  
    621 BC Draco's code of law is introduced  
    600 BC Greek Coin currency introduced  
    500 BC 500-323 BC - The Greek Classical Period  
    505 BC Cleisthenes introduces democracy in Athens  
    490 BC Greek / Persian Wars led by Xerxes  
    468 BC Sophocles writes his first tragedy  
    461 BC 461-446 BC: The Peloponnesian Wars begins between Sparta and Athens  
    449 BC 449 -432: Construction of the Parthenon and the Acropolis in Athens  
    441 BC Euripides writes his first tragedy  
    443 BC 443 - 429 BC Pericles leads Athens  
    430 BC Outbreak of Bubonic Plague in Athens  
    431 BC Second of the Peloponnesian Wars between Sparta and Athens  
    420 BC 420 - 410: Construction of Temple of Athena Nike  
    399 BC Socrates is executed for his opposition to the Thirty Tyrants  
    386 BC Plato founds the Academy  
    384 BC Aristotle is born  
    359 BC Philip II becomes the king of the Greeks  
    356 BC Alexander the Great, son of King Philip II, is born  
    333 BC Alexander the Great defeats the Persians at Issus and is given Egypt by the Persian Satrap where he builds a capital at Alexandria and founds the great library  
    323 BC Alexander the Great dies at Babylon  
    323 BC 323 -31 BC: The Hellenistic Period  
    224 BC Earthquake destroys the Colossus of Rhodes  
    200 BC 200 - 196 BC: First Roman victory over Greece  
    197 BC King Philip V of Greece loses to Roman forces at Kynoskephalai  
    86 BC The Roman General Sulla captures Athens  
    33 AD Crucifixion of Jesus and the origin of Christianity  
    267 AD The Goths sack Athens, Sparta, and Corinth  
    286 AD The Roman Emperor Diocletian divides the Roman empire in two forming modern Greece (the Byzantine Empire)  
    641 AD The Slavs overrun Greece  
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