Amphipolis Timeline

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  • c. 437 BCE
    Athens founds the colony of Amphipolis in northern Macedonia.
  • 424 BCE
    Spartan general Brasidas takes Amphipolis, Thucydides failed to prevent this and is exiled.
  • 422 BCE
    Spartan general Brasidas employs Myrkinian and Chalkidian peltasts to defeat a force of Athenian hoplites at Amphipolis.
  • 422 BCE
    The Athenians, led by Cleon, try to re-take Amphipolis but are defeated by Brasidas.
  • 422 BCE
    Spartan general Brasidas dies of his wounds at Amphipolis.
  • 367 BCE
    Amphipolis makes an alliance with the Chalkidian League.
  • 364 BCE
    Macedonian general Perdikkas III successfully defends Amphipolis against Athenian attack.
  • 168 BCE
    Amphipolis falls under Roman control.
  • 500 CE
    Amphipolis becomes an important Christian centre and has four basilicas.

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437 BCE: Athens founds the colony of Amphipolis in northern Macedonia.
 
 
424 BCE: Spartan general Brasidas takes Amphipolis, Thucydides failed to prevent this and is exiled.
 
422 BCE: Spartan general Brasidas employs Myrkinian and Chalkidian peltasts to defeat a force of Athenian hoplites at Amphipolis.
 
422 BCE: The Athenians, led by Cleon, try to re-take Amphipolis but are defeated by Brasidas.
 
422 BCE: Spartan general Brasidas dies of his wounds at Amphipolis.
 
367 BCE: Amphipolis makes an alliance with the Chalkidian League.
 
364 BCE: Macedonian general Perdikkas III successfully defends Amphipolis against Athenian attack.
 
 
168 BCE: Amphipolis falls under Roman control.
 
 
500 CE: Amphipolis becomes an important Christian centre and has four basilicas.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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