Philip II of Macedon Timeline

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383 BCE: Birth of Philip II of Macedonia.
 
368 BCE - 365 BCE: Young Philip II is captured by Pelopidas and held hostage in Thebes.
 
359 BCE - 336 BCE: Reign of Philip II of Macedon.
 
 
359 BCE: Phillip II takes throne of Macedonia.
 
 
357 BCE - 356 BCE: After defeating the Thracian dynasts Berisades and Cetriporos, Philip II lays the foundation of a new city bearing his name: Philippopolis (modern Plovdiv, Bulgaria).
 
 
357 BCE: Marriage of Olympias to Philip II of Macedonia.
 
 
357 BCE: Philip II of Macedon renames the Macedonian city of Crrenides after himself: Philippi.
 
356 BCE: Philip II of Macedon wins the horse race at the Olympic Games.
 
 
356 BCE: Third Social War in Greece.
 
352 BCE: Philip II of Macedon wins the chariot race at the Olympic Games and retains the crown in 348 BCE.
 
352 BCE: Battle of Crocus Field in Greece.
 
347 BCE: Athenian orator Demosthenes is sent on a diplomatic embassy to the court of Philip II of Macedon.
 
 
346 BCE: Demosthenes gives his 'On the Peace' speech to the Athenian assembly advocating war against Philip II of Macedon.
 
343 BCE: King Philip II of Macedon summons Aristotle to tutor his young son Alexander (later 'The Great').
 
342 BCE: Philip II leads a military expedition against the Scythians.
 
 
340 BCE: Phocion defeats Philip II of Macedon at Byzantium.
 
339 BCE: Philip II of Macedon fights the Scythians.
 
338 BCE: The first battle of Chaeronea. Philip II of Macedon defeats the Greek alliance directed against him, led by Athens and Thebes.
 
338 BCE: The Battle of Charonea gives Athens to the Macedonian victors. Agora takes on Macedonian characteristics.
 
338 BCE: Philippeion built at Olympia by Philip II of Macedonia.
 
338 BCE: Philip of Macedonia defeats the Greek allied forces of Athens, Thebes and Corinth in the Battle of Chaironeia.
 
337 BCE: The League of Corinth is created by Philip II of Macedon.
 
337 BCE: Philip II of Macedonia marries Cleopatra Eurydice.
 
 
336 BCE: Philip II of Macedon is assassinated.
 
316 BCE: Death of Olympias, mother of Alexander the Great.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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