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1334 BCE: Trojan War, according to Duris of Samos.
 
 
700 BCE: Settlers from mainland Greece, possibly Samos, settle on Samothrace.
 
 
580 BCE: Long-distance aqueducts were constructed at Samos and Athens.
 
571 BCE - 497 BCE: Life of Pythagoras of Samos.
 
 
570 BCE - 560 BCE: A large temple is built and dedicated to Hera on Samos.
 
 
535 BCE - 522 BCE: Polycrates rules as tyrant of Samos.
 
 
525 BCE: Sparta and Corinth unsuccessfully attack Polycrates of Samos.
 
 
522 BCE: Persian satrap Oroites takes Samos and the tyrant Polycrates is crucified.
 
 
520 BCE: A new temple is built and dedicated to Hera on Samos during the reign of Polycrates.
 
494 BCE: Samos is defeated at the battle of Lade.
 
478 BCE: Samos becomes a member of the Delian League.
 
441 BCE: Revolt of Samos.
 
441 BCE: Sophocles is one of the Athenian generals involved in surpressing the revolt on the island of Samos.
 
440 BCE: Pericles leads the Athenian navy in the seige against Samos
 
407 BCE: Athenian general Alcibiades makes his naval base on Samos.
 
405 BCE: Athens grants Athenian citizenship to the population of Samos.
 
366 BCE: Athens regains control of Samos from Sparta.
 
 
310 BCE - 230 BCE: Life of Greek astronomer and mathematician Aristarchus of Samos.
 
281 BCE: Samos comes under the control of the Ptolemies of Egypt.
 
270 BCE: Aristarchus of Samos proposes a heliocentric world view.
 
 
246 BCE: A Ptolemaic fleet uses Samos as a permanent base.
 
 
205 BCE: Philip V of Macedon take Samos.
 
 
197 BCE: Samos comes under the jurisdiction of Rhodes.
 
 
188 BCE: Rome gives Samos its independence.
 
 
129 BCE: Samos becomes part of the Roman province of Asia.
 
 
39 BCE: Mark Antony sacks Samos.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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