The first Greek speaking people arrive in GreeceThey arrived in the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula,
The first ever Olympic games is heldThese Olympic games occurred during a religious festival honoring the Greek god Zeus.
The city of Athens is formedAthens later became the capital city of Greece
Athens becomes a DemocracyIt was the first-ever Democracy in history
Persia attacks Greece, but is defeated at the Battle of MarathonThis invasion was ordered by the Persian King Darius the Great, to punish the cities of Athens and Eretria
The Parthenon is builtThis was the centre of religious life in the city of Athens
Athens at war with Sparta. Sparta defeats AthensSparta declared war on Athens to "Liberate Greece from Athenian oppression"
Alexander the Great rules Greece, and defeats Persia, Syria, Egypt and Afghanistan, but dies at the age of 32Alexander the Great died from a sickness, but there are many speculations that he was poisoned.
Alexander the Greats Empire is divided, ending the Great Age of GreeceAlexander the Great's generals divided the conquered land amongst themselves.