Hellenistic Greece Timeline

A history timeline of the Hellenistic period of ancient Greek history.

Fourth Century - 300s B.C.

The Battle of Alexander Versus Darius, 1644-1655. Artist: Cortona, Pietro da (1596-1669)
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  • 323 B.C.: Alexander the Great died.
  • 323-322 B.C.: Lamian War (Hellenic War).
  • 322-320 B.C.: First Diadochi war.
  • 321 B.C.: Perdiccas assassinated.
  • 320-311 B.C.: Second Diadochi war.
  • 319 B.C.: Antipater died.
  • 317 B.C.: Philip III of Macedonia assassinated.
  • 316 B.C.: Menander wins prize.
  • 310 B.C.: Zeno of Citium founds Stoic school in Athens. Roxane and Alexander IV are executed.
  • 307 B.C.: Epicurus founds school in Athens.
  • 301 B.C.: Battle of Ipsus. Division of the empire into 4 parts.
  • 300 B.C.: Euclid founds mathematical school in Athens.

Third Century - 200s B.C.

Last Momoments Of Archimedes
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  • 295-168 B.C.: Antigonid Dynasty rules Macedonia.
  • 282 B.C.: Archimedes studies in Alexandria.
  • 281 B.C.: Achaean League. Seleucus assassinated.
  • 280 B.C.: Colossus of Rhodes built.
  • 280-275 B.C.: Pyrrhic War.
  • 280-277 B.C.: Celtic invasions.
  • 276-239 B.C.: Antigonus Gonatas king of Macedonia.
  • 267-262 B.C.: Chremonidean War.
  • 224 B.C.: Earthquake destroys Colossus.
  • 221 B.C.: Philip V king of Macedonia.
  • 239-229 B.C.: Demetrius II king of Macedonia.
  • 229-221 B.C.: Antigonus III king of Macedonia.
  • 221-179 B.C.: Philip V king of Macedonia.
  • 214-205 B.C.: First Macedonian War.
  • 202-196 B.C.: Roman intervention in Greek affairs.

Second Century - 100s B.C.

Ruins of the Temple of Zeus at Olympia
Ruins of the Temple of Zeus at Olympia. Ryan VinsonĀ 
  • 192-188 B.C.: Seleucid War
  • 187-167 B.C.: Macedonian War.
  • 175 B.C.: Temple of Olympian Zeus at Athens.
  • 149 B.C.: Greece becomes a Roman province.
  • 148 B.C.: Rome sacks Corinth.
  • 148 B.C.: Macedonia becomes a Roman province.

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