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360 BCE: Traditional founding date of Philippi in Macedon with its original name as Crenides.
 
359 BCE - 336 BCE: Reign of Philip II of Macedon.
 
 
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.
 
355 BCE - 297 BCE: Life of Cassander, self-proclaimed king of Macedon, son of Antipater.
 
352 BCE: Philip II of Macedon wins the chariot race at the Olympic Games and retains the crown in 348 BCE.
 
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: Demosthenes is charged with organising a league of Greek city-states for war against Macedon.
 
 
340 BCE: Phocion defeats Philip II of Macedon at Byzantium.
 
340 BCE: Macedon funds the building of a large temple on Samothrace.
 
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.
 
337 BCE: The League of Corinth is created by Philip II of Macedon.
 
 
336 BCE: Philip II of Macedon is assassinated.
 
336 BCE - 282 BCE: Life of Demetrius I of Macedon.
 
334 BCE - 324 BCE: Antipater is regent of Macedon in Alexander's absence.
 
 
319 BCE: Death of Antipater, regent of Macedon.
 
305 BCE - 297 BCE: Cassander is self-proclaimed king of Macedon.
 
294 BCE - 288 BCE: Demetrius I rules as king of Macedon.
 
 
288 BCE: Pyrrhus of Epirus becomes ruler of Macedon.
 
 
288 BCE: When his army deserts him Demetrius I flees Macedon.
 
 
284 BCE: Lysimachus drives Pyrrhus out of Macedon.
 
 
273 BCE: Pyrrhus of Epirus attacks Macedon and Sparta.
 
 
222 BCE: The Achaean League and Antigonos III of Macedon defeat Sparta at Sellasia.
 
214 BCE - 205 BCE: First Macedonian War: Rome defeats Philip V of Macedon.
 
 
212 BCE - 205 BCE: The Achaean League sides with Macedon against Rome in the First Macedonian War.
 
 
205 BCE: Philip V of Macedon take Samos.
 
 
203 BCE: The Seleucid king, Antiochus III Megas signs an alleged treaty with Philip V of Macedon to divide Egypt and its overseas possessions between them.
 
197 BCE: Romans are victorious over Philip V of Macedon at Cynoscephalae.
 
183 BCE: As an ambassador to the Hellenistic kingdom of Bithynia, T. Quinctius Flamininus, the general who defeated Macedon, demands that Hannibal should be surrendered in Roman hands. As king Prusias gives in, Hannibal commits suicide in the village of Libyssa, in order to escape captivity. The Roman Senate did not approve of Flamininus' action.
 
 
172 BCE - 168 BCE: Third Macedonian War: Perseus of Macedon challenges Rome and is defeated.
 
 
168 BCE: Rome defeats Macedon at Battle of Pydna.
 
168 BCE: Romans defeat Perseus of Macedon at Pydna.
 
146 BCE: Thessalonica is made the captial of the Roman province of Macedon.
 
 
49 CE: Paul the Apostle visits Philippi in Macedon.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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