Visual Timeline: Wars of the Diadochi

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366 BCE - 282 BCE: Life of Ptolemy I Soter.
323 BCE: Death of Alexander the Great, beginning of The Hellenistic Period / The Hellenistic World.
322 BCE - 275 BCE: The Wars of the Diadochi, also known as the Wars of Alexander's Successors.
322 BCE - 320 BCE: First Successor War between Alexander's successors.
321 BCE - 315 BCE: Seleucos rules the satrapy of Babylon.
321 BCE: Lysimachus marries Antipater's daughter Nicaea.
319 BCE: Death of Antipater, regent of Macedon.
319 BCE - 315 BCE: Second Successor War between Alexander's successors.
316 BCE: Death of Olympias, mother of Alexander the Great.
314 BCE - 311 BCE: Third Successor War between Alexander's successors.
312 BCE: Seleucos conquers Babylon and founds the Seleucid dynasty.
312 BCE: Evagros is killed in battle by Seleucos I. Persis comes under Seleucid rule.
312 BCE: Demetrius I of Macedon loses the Battle of Giza against Ptolemy I and Seleucus I Nicator.
310 BCE: Assassination of Roxanne and Alexander IV, wife and son of Alexander the Great.
308 BCE - 301 BCE: Fourth Successor War between Alexander's successors.
306 BCE: Demetrius I of Macedon defeats Ptolemy's fleet at Salamis, off the coast of Cyprus.
305 BCE: Emperor Chandragupta signs a treaty with Seleucos I, establishing borders and giving the Punjab to Chandragupta in return for 500 war elephants.
305 BCE - 297 BCE: Cassander is self-proclaimed king of Macedon.
305 BCE: Lysimachus assumes the title of king.
301 BCE - 299 BCE: Antioch founded by Seleucos I Nicator.
301 BCE: The Battle of Ipsus in central Phrygia where Lysimachus and Seleucos I defeat Antigonus I and Demetrius I of Macedon.
300 BCE: Lysimachus marries Arsinoe II, the daughter of Ptolemy I.
299 BCE: Demetrius I marries Stratonice, daughter of Seleucus I and in return Demetrius is given Cilicia.
295 BCE: Seleucos I makes an alliance with local Persis dynast, Ardaxsir, becoming the first frataraka of Persis.
294 BCE - 288 BCE: Demetrius I rules as king of Macedon.
293 BCE: Antiochos is appointed vice-king of the Upper-Satrapies by his father Seleucus I Nicator.
292 BCE: Lysimachus is captured by Dromichaites, the king of Getae and forced to surrender Trans-Danubian territories.
285 BCE: Demetrius I surrenders to Seleucus I and lives as a prsioner for three years until his death.
284 BCE: Lysimachus drives Pyrrhus out of Macedon.
282 BCE - 263 BCE: Philetaerus, founder of the Attalid Dynasty, governs Pergamon.
281 BCE: Lysimachus is defeated by Seleucus I Nicator at Corupedium.
263 BCE - 241 BCE: Reign of Eumenes I at Pergamon.
241 BCE - 197 BCE: Reign of Attalus I at Pergamon.
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