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1400 BCE - 1300 BCE: Mycenaean fortifications, palaces and tombs constructed at Argos.
1200 BCE - 1100 BCE: Argos takes over from Mycenae as most important regional power in the Argolid.
700 BCE - 600 BCE: King Phiedon leads Argos to its greatest expansion.
700 BCE: Sparta, Argos and Paros hold the first documented musical competitions in Greece.
660 BCE: Pheidon is tyrant in Argos.
580 BCE: The kouroi of Argos, thought to represent Cleobis & Biton, are sculpted.
545 BCE: Sparta takes control of Thyrea from Argos.
494 BCE - 493 BCE: Spartan forces under Cleomenes I attack the city of Argos.
494 BCE - 493 BCE: Telesilla of Argos defends her city against the Spartan forces with an army of women.
468 BCE: Tiryns is destroyed by the Argeians.
451 BCE: Sparta and Argos sign a peace treaty which endures for the next 30 years.
430 BCE - 420 BCE: Sanctuary of Aphrodite constructed at Argos.
418 BCE: Sparta, led by Agis II, defeats Argos and her allies at the battle of Mantinaea.
415 BCE - 330 BCE: Nemean Games relocated to Argos.
400 BCE: The large theatre is constructed at Argos.
395 BCE - 386 BCE: The Corinthian Wars between Sparta and an alliance of Athens, Corinth, Argos, Boeotia and Thebes.
330 BCE: Athletic Games return from Argos to Nemea.
272 BCE: Death of Pyrrhus of Epirus in a street battle in Argos.
269 BCE: Nemean Games definitively moved to Argos.
267 CE: The Goths sack Athens, Corinth, Sparta, and Argos.
395 CE: Argos is definitively destroyed by the Visigoth invasion.