Bijan Soltani Greek Timeline

Timeline created by bijan_soltani
In History
  • -490 BCE

    Battle of Marathon

    Battle of Marathon
    The Battle of Marathon took place in 490 BC, during the first Persian invasion of Greece. It was fought between the citizens of Athens, aided by Plataea, and a Persian force commanded by Datis and Artaphernes
  • -480 BCE

    Battle of Salamis

    Battle of Salamis
    The Battle of Salamis was a naval battle fought between an alliance of Greek city-states under Themistocles and the Persian Empire under King Xerxes in 480 BC which resulted in a decisive victory for the outnumbered Greeks
  • -480 BCE

    Battle of Thermopylae

    Battle of Thermopylae
    The Battle of Thermopylae was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas of Sparta, and the Persian Empire of Xerxes I over the course of three days, during the second Persian invasion of Greece and it all took place during 480 BC
  • -480 BCE

    Golden Age

    Golden Age
    Fifth-century Athens is the Greek city-state of Athens in the time from 480 BC-404 BC. This was a period of Athenian political hegemony, economic growth and cultural flourishing formerly known as the Golden Age of Athens with the later part The Age of Pericles.
  • -449 BCE

    Persian War

    Persian War
    The historical significance of Persian War is that after the Greeks beat the Persians it led to the Golden age of Athens. It happened during 449 B.C. It happened on the mainland of Greece because Persia wanted to conquer Greece.
  • -431 BCE

    Sparta

    Sparta
    The historical significance of Sparta was
    Sparta was a warrior society in ancient Greece that reached the height of its power after defeating Athens in the Peloponnesian War (431-404 B.C.). Sparta’s culture was centered on loyalty to the state and military service.
  • -431 BCE

    Peloponnesian War

    Peloponnesian War
    The Peloponnesian War was fought between (431-404 BC). It was a struggle for power between the ancient Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta. The war is named for the Peloponnesus, the peninsula on which Sparta is located. Ancient Greece in 431 BC was not a nation.
  • -323 BCE

    Alexanders Death

    Alexanders Death
    On either June 10th or 11th 323 BC, Alexander died in the palace of Nebuchadnezzar II, in Babylon, at 32 years old