Visual Timeline: Pyrrhus
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306 BCE - 302 BCE: First reign of King Pyrrhus of Epirus.
301 BCE: Pyrrhus of Epirus fights at the Battle of Ipsos.
297 BCE - 272 BCE: Second reign of King Pyrrhus of Epirus.
288 BCE: Pyrrhus of Epirus becomes ruler of Macedon.
284 BCE: Lysimachus drives Pyrrhus out of Macedon.
280 BCE - 275 BCE: King Pyrrhus of Epirus wages the Pyrrhic War against the Romans in Italy, defence of Tarentum being the pretext.
280 BCE: Pyrrhus defeats the Romans at the Battle of Heraclea.
279 BCE: Pyrrhus defeats the Romans at the Battle of Asculum.
275 BCE: The Romans defeat Pyrrhus of Epirus at the Battle of Maleventum.
273 BCE: Pyrrhus of Epirus attacks Macedon and Sparta.
272 BCE: Death of Pyrrhus of Epirus in a street battle in Argos.