Ancient Greece - Cristian

  • 146

    Roman Invasion of Greece

    Following the Roman victory over the Corinthians at the Battle of Corinth in 146 BC until the reestablishment of the city.
  • 323

    Alexander The Great Dies at Babylon

    t was May of 323 BC and Alexander the Great was in Baghdad. The thirty-two-year-old King of Macedonia had spent the past thirteen years conquering much of the known world. In the process, he created an empire that reached from Macedonia through Greece and the Persian Empire to the fringes of India. He had plans to expand his holdings, but these dreams would never be realized.
  • 326

    Alexander's army reaches India

    At the river Hydaspes in July 326 B.C.E, Alexander's army crossed the heavily defended river in dramatic fashion during a violent thunderstorm to meet Porus' forces.
  • 332

    Alexander Tyre Siege

    After defeating Darius III at the Battle of Issus in November 333 BC, Alexander marched his army (about 35,000-40,000 strong) into Phoenicia, where he received the capitulation of Byblus and Sidon. Tyrian envoys met with Alexander whilst he was on the march, declaring their intent to honour his wishes.
  • 336

    Alexander The Great Becomes King Of Macedonia

  • 377


    Agesilaus was the younger son of Archidamus, one of the two kings of Sparta.
  • 447


    Work began on the Parthenon, built on the Acropolis.
  • 460

    Perikles Leads Athens

    Perikles Leads Athens
    460: Perikles leads Athens through its "Golden Era" (ca. 460-429)
  • 500

    Start Of Classical Period

    Start Of Classical Period
    Was the start of the 'Classical Period' in Greece. At this time there was a lot of interest in arts, imagination and buildings especially in the city-state Athens. This period continued until 323BC
  • Jan 1, 776

    Olympic Games

  • Jan 1, 1100

    Destruction of Miletus and Resettlement

    Before the Persian invasion in the middle of the 6th century BC, Miletus was considered the greatest and wealthiest of Greek cities.
  • Jan 1, 1194

    Trojan War

    The Trojan War has its roots in the marriage between Peleus and Thetis, a sea-goddess. Peleus and Thetis had not invited Eris, the goddess of discord, to their marriage and the outraged goddess stormed into the wedding banquet and threw a golden apple onto the table. The apple belonged to, Eris said, whomever was the fairest.
    Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite each reached for the apple. Zeus proclaimed that Paris, prince of Troy and thought to be the most beautiful man alive.
  • Death Of Perikles

    He died of the plague that ravaged the city