Ancient Greece

  • 140

    86 BC. Athens is sacked by Sulla.

  • 146

    BC. Corinth destroyed by the Romans.

  • 148

    BC. Macedonia becomes a Roman providence.

  • 200

    - 196 BC. First Roman victories over Greece.

  • 323

    -148 BC. Greek City States remain relatively independent. Frequent warfare continues between rival leagues.

  • 336

    -323 BC. Alexander the Great's reign begins.

  • 338

    BC. Philip of Macedonia leads the Greek City States.

  • 371

    BC. Thebes defeats Sparta at Leuctra

  • 395

    -340 BC. Warfare between rival Greek leagues.

  • 404

    BC. Athens Surrenders to Sparta.

  • 411

    BC. Revolts in Athens

  • 430

    BC. Plague in Athens

  • 431

    -404 BC. The Peloponnesian War

  • 443

    -429 BC. Pericles is leader of Athens during the Golden Age.

  • 448

    BC. Peace with the Persians

  • 479

    BC. Persians are defeated at Plataea.

  • 480

    BC. Second Persian invasion of Greece, Spartans are defeated at Thermopylae, Athens is occupied by the Persians. The Persians are finally defeated at Salamis.

  • 490

    BC. First Persian invasion of Greece, the Battle of Marathon.

  • 507

    BC. Cleisthenes' democratic constitution.

  • 546

    Persian invasion and conquest of Greek territories through out Asia Minor.

  • 566

    BC. Panathenaic festivals established.

  • Jan 1, 600

    BC. Coin currency introduced.

  • Jan 1, 621

    BC. Draco's code of law - Athens.

  • Jan 1, 776

    BC. Date of the first Olympic games.

  • Jan 1, 800

    -700 BC. Monarchies begin to be replaced by Aristocratic Republics.

    by Aristocratic Republics.
  • Jan 1, 900

    BC. Dorian migration to the Aegean islands.

    Also to: Asia Minor (area around Rhodes), and through the Peloponnesus.
  • Jan 1, 1100

    BC. End of Mycenean age and civilization.

    Early city states are ruled through monarchy.
  • Jan 1, 1100

    -1000 BC. Ionian Immigration to Asia Minor.

  • Jan 1, 1150

    BC. Dorian Immigration into Greece mainland.

  • Jan 1, 1150

    -1100 BC. Aeolian Immigrations begin to Asia Minor.

  • Jan 1, 1200

    BC. The Trojan War, civil war, and the fall of the Mycenean.

  • Jan 1, 1400

    BC. The rise of Mycenean naval strength.

  • -1500 BC. The height of Minoan Civilization is reached.

  • -1700 BC. Mycenean enter mainland Greece.

    Mycenean enter mainland Greece.