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c. 6000–2800

Neolithic Period

2

c. 2300–1900

Early Helladic Period (mainland)

3

c. 1900–1700

First Palatial Period (Crete)

4

c. 1900–1600

Middle Helladic Period (mainland)

5

c. 1700–1450

Second Palatial period (Crete)

6

c. 1600–1100

  • Late Helladic Period (mainland)
  • Mycenaean civilization.

7

c. 1450–1375

Mycenaean occupation of Knossos

8

c. 1100–1000

Sub-Mycenaean Period

9

c. 1000–900

“Dark Ages,” but signs of recovery at Lefkandi and Elateia

10

c. 900–700

Geometric Period

11

c. 750

Beginning of Greek colonization of Sicily, Italy, and the Black Sea.

12

c. 725

Homer’s poems written down

13

c. 700

Composition of Hesiod’s poems

14

c. 650

Second Messenian War

15

594/593

Solon’s archonship in Athens

16

545–528/527

Pisistratus’ tyranny at Athens

17

525 b.c.

Cleisthenes’ archonship

18

514

Assassination of Hipparchus, son of Pisistratus.

19

510

Expulsion of Hippias, son of Pisistratus.

20

508/507

Democratic reforms of Cleisthenes.

21

490

Battle of Marathon.

22

480

attles of Thermopylae and Salamis.

23

479

Battle of Plataea

24

478/477

Formation of the Delian League

25

472

First production of Aeschylus’ Persians

26

471

Ostracism of Themistocles

27

464–461

  • Earthquake in Sparta and ensuing Helot Revolt
  • Democratic reforms of Ephialtes;
  • pay for jury service.

28

460–457

Construction of “Long Walls” from Athens to Piraeus.

29

460–445

First Peloponnesian War.

30

c. 454

Transfer of Delian League Treasury to Athens.