List of Wars 999 BC – 1 BC

Home List of Wars 999 BC – 1 BC

 

StartFinishName of ConflictBelligerents
Victorious parties (if applicable)Defeated parties (if applicable)
854 BC846 BCAssyrian conquest of AramAssyrian EmpireAram
757 BC723 BCColchis conquer DiauehiColchisDiauehi
740 BC720 BCFirst Messenian WarSpartaMessenia
736 BC732 BCSyro-Ephraimite WarAssyrian Empire
Kingdom of Judah
Aram
Kingdom of Israel
733 BC733 BCPekah-Ahaz War [he]JudahIsrael
Edom
Philistia
732 BCbefore 721 BCNubian Conquest of EgyptNubia
Upper Egypt
Hermopolis
Middle Egypt
Lower Egypt
725 BC725 BCColchian-Scythian warColchisScythia
Cimmerians
722 BC481 BCWars of the Chinese Spring and Autumn periodHan
Wei
Zhao
Qin
Chu
Qi
Yan
Those were the remaining major states
Smaller states
(consumed by other states)
714 BCafter 706 BCUrartu–Assyria WarNeo-Assyrian EmpireUrartu
710 BC650 BCLelantine WarEretria and alliesChalcis and allies
703 BC689 BCSennacherib’s War with BabylonNeo-Assyrian EmpireBabylonia
Chaldea
Aramaea
Elam
701 BC701 BCSennacherib’s campaign in JudahKingdom of Judah
Kushite Egypt
Neo-Assyrian Empire
685 BC668 BCSecond Messenian WarSparta
Corinth
Lepreo
Cretan mercenaries
Messenia
Arcadia
Sicyon
Elis
Argos
671 BCafter 664 BCEsarhaddon’s War against EgyptNeo-Assyrian EmpireEgypt
Kingdom of Kush
655 BC639 BCAssyrian conquest of ElamNeo-Assyrian EmpireElam
652 BC648 or 646 BCShamash-shum-ukin’s Civil WarNeo-Assyrian EmpireAssyrian Babylon
Mesopotamian Sealands
Elam
Chaldea
Guti
Amurru kingdom
Meluhha
Arab tribes
643 BC642 BCWar of Qi’s successionFaction of Prince ZhaoFaction of Prince Wukui
Faction of Prince Pan
Faction of Prince Shangren
Faction of Prince Yuan
Faction of Prince Yong
642 BC338 BCRoman-Latin warsRoman Kingdom
Roman Republic
Latins
632 BC632 BCCylonian AffairAthensCylon of Athens
Megara
626 BC626 BCRevolt of Babylon (626 BC)BabyloniaNeo-Assyrian Empire
625 BC615 BCLydian-Miletus war [ru]
614 BC614 BCFall of Assur Neo-Babylonian Empire
Media
Neo-Assyrian Empire
612 BC612 BCBattle of Nineveh (612 BC)Medes (including: Persians and Elamites)
Scythians
Neo-Babylonian Empire
Chaldea
Cimmerians
Neo-Assyrian Empire
608 BC608 BCFall of Harran Neo-Babylonian Empire
Media
Neo-Assyrian Empire
605 BC605 BCBattle of Carchemish Neo-Babylonian EmpireEgypt
Remnants of the Neo-Assyrian Empire
601 BC586 BCJewish–Babylonian war Neo-Babylonian Empire
Moab
Ammon
Chaldea
 Kingdom of Judah
590 BC585 BCMedian-Lydian war [ru]
595 BC585 BCFirst Sacred WarAmphictyonic League of Delphi,

Sicyon

Kirrha
between 560 and 540 BCbetween 560 and 540 BCAchaemenid Colchis war Achaemenid Empire of PersiaColchis
552 BC539 BCWars of Cyrus the Great Persis/Achaemenid Empire of PersiaMedian Empire
Neo-Babylonian Empire
Lydian Empire
Gandhara Empire
Sogdiana
552 BC550 BCPersian Revolt
Part of the Wars of Cyrus the Great
 PersisMedian Empire
547 BC547 BCCyrus’ Conquest of the Lydian Empire
Part of the Wars of Cyrus the Great
 Achaemenid Empire of PersiaLydia
540 BC539 BCCyrus’ Conquest of Elam
Part of the Wars of Cyrus the Great
 Achaemenid Empire of PersiaElam
539 BC539 BCCyrus’ Conquest of Babylonia
Part of the Wars of Cyrus the Great
 Achaemenid Empire of PersiaNeo-Babylonian Empire
between 540 and 535 BCbetween 540 and 535 BCBattle of AlaliaCarthage
Etruscans
Greek Phocaean
Colonies of Alalia
518 BC518 BCAchaemenid invasion of the Indus Valley Achaemenid Empire of PersiaHaryanka dynasty
499 BC494 BCIonian Revolt
Part of the Persian Wars
 PersiaIonia
Aeolis
Doris
Caria
Athens
Eretria
Cyprus
499 BC448 BCGreco-Persian WarsGreek city states:

·         Athens

·         Sparta

·         Thespians

·         Thebans

·         Other Greek Forces

Cyprus
Delian League
Other pro-Greek Forces

 Achaemenid Empire of Persia
Other pro-Persian Forces
498 BC493 BCLatin War (498–493 BC) Roman RepublicLatin League
492 BC490 BCFirst Persian invasion of Greece
Part of the Persian Wars
 PersiaIonia
Aeolis
Doris
Caria
Athens
Eretria
Cyprus
480 BC479 BCSecond Persian invasion of Greece
Part of the Persian Wars
Greek city states led by Athens and Sparta Persian Empire
487 BC448 BCGreek counterattack
Part of the Persian Wars
480 BC480 BCFirst Sicilian campaign (Battle of Himera)
Part of the Sicilian Wars
Syracuse
Agrigentum
Carthage
477 BC477 BCBattle of the CremeraVeii Roman Republic
475 BC221 BCWars of Warring States period in China
474 BC474 BCBattle of CumaeSyracuse
Cumae
Etruscans
464 BC464 BCHelot Revolt during the 464 BC Sparta earthquakeSparta

Peloponnesian League

Helots
Perioeci
460 BC445 BCFirst Peloponnesian War
460 BC454 BCRebellion of Inaros II
449 BC448 BCSecond Sacred War

Part of the First Peloponnesian War

440 BC440 BCSamian WarAthensSamos
431 BC404 BCPeloponnesian WarPeloponnesian LeagueDelian League
411 BC411 BCAthenian coup of 411 BCThe Four HundredAthens
410 BC340 BCSecond Sicilian War
Part of the Sicilian Wars
Syracuse
Corinth
Sparta
Athens
Delian League
Segesta
480 BC479 BCSecond Persian invasion of GreeceGreek city states including Athens and SpartaPersian Empire
395 BC387 BCCorinthian WarAthens
Argos
Corinth
Thebes
Persian Empire
Other allies
Sparta
Peloponnesian League
390 BC (traditional)
387 BC (probable)
390 BC (traditional)
387 BC (probable)
Battle of the AlliaGaulsRoman Republic
385 BC385 BCArtaxerxes’ II Cadusian CampaignCadusii Persian Empire
385 BC385 BCDardanian invasion of EpirusKingdom of Dardania

Supported by:
Syracuse

Molossia
SpartaSupported by:
Thessaly
Macedonia
382 BC379 BCFirst Olynthian War [dekyrusr]
378 BC372 BCBoeotian WarThebes
Athens
Sparta
372 BC362 BCRevolt of the SatrapsAchaemenid EmpireRebel satrapies
371 BC371 BCFirst Spartan Revolt against the Boeotian LeagueBoeotian LeagueSparta
362 BC362 BCSecond Spartan Revolt against the Boeotian League
360 BC360 BCPerdiccas III‘s expedition in Upper Macedonia[4]Kingdom of DardaniaMacedonia
358 BC336 BCWars of the Rise of Macedon
357 BC355 BCSocial WarChios
Rhodes
Kos
Byzantion
Second Athenian League
356 BC346 BCThird Sacred WarAmphictyonic LeaguePhocis
Pherae
Athens
Sparta
343 BC341 BCFirst Samnite War
Part of the Samnite Wars
 Roman Republic
Sidicini
Campanians
Samnites
340 BC338 BCLatin War Roman Republic
Samnites
Latin League
Campanians
Volsci
Sidicini
Aurunci
339 BC338 BCPhilip II’s campaign in Greece (Fourth Sacred War)MacedonAthens
Thebes
Corinth
Megara
Achaea
Chalcis
Epidaurus
Troezen
327 BC304 BCSecond Samnite War
Part of the Samnite Wars
 Roman Republic
Volsci
Samnites
Sidicini
Aurunci
Ausoni
Vestini
334 BC323 BCWars of Alexander the GreatMacedonPersian Empire
Pauravas
Greek city states
Thrace
Getae
Sogdiana
332 BC331 BCRebellion against Macedonian RuleMacedonSparta
Thracian tribes
323 BC322 BCLamian WarMacedonAthens
Aetolian League
Achaean League
Arcadians
Corinth
321 BC320 BCConquest of the Nanda EmpireMaurya EmpireNanda Empire
315 BC307 BCThird Sicilian campaign
Part of the Sicilian Wars
312 BC312 BCAntigonid–Nabataean confrontations
Part of the Wars of the Diadochi
Nabataean KingdomAntigonid dynasty
311 BC309 BCBabylonian War
Part of the Wars of the Diadochi
Seleucid EmpireAntigonid dynasty
311 BC309 BCBosporan Civil WarThe SiraceniBosporans

Scythians

305 BC304 BCSiege of Rhodes (305–304 BC)
Part of the Wars of the Diadochi
Rhodes
Ptolemaic Kingdom
Seleucid Empire
Antigonid dynasty
305 BC303 BCSeleucid-Mauryan WarMaurya EmpireSeleucid Empire
300 BC 300 BCGojoseon–Yan WarYanGojoseon
298 BC290 BCThird Samnite War
Part of the Samnite Wars
281 BC279 BCGallic invasion of the BalkansAetolian League
Illyrians
Macedon
Thracians
Paeonians
Gauls
280 BC275 BCPyrrhic WarRoman Republic
Carthage
Epirus
Magna Graecia
Samnium
274 BC200 BCSyrian Wars
274 BC271 BCFirst Syrian War
Part of the Syrian Wars
Ptolemaic KingdomSeleucid Empire
260 BC255 BCSecond Syrian War
Part of the Syrian Wars
245 BC241 BCThird Syrian War
Part of the Syrian Wars
Ptolemaic KingdomSeleucid Empire
219 BC217 BCFourth Syrian War
Part of the Syrian Wars
Ptolemaic KingdomSeleucid Empire
202 BC200 BCFifth Syrian War
Part of the Syrian Wars
267 BC261 BCChremonidean WarMacedonGreek states, notably Athens and Sparta
Ptolemaic Egypt
265 BC263 BCKalinga WarMaurya EmpireKalinga
264 BC146 BCPunic Wars
264 BC241 BCFirst Punic War
Part of the Punic Wars
Roman RepublicAncient Carthage
218 BC202 BCSecond Punic War
Part of the Punic Wars
Roman RepublicCarthage
149 BC146 BC
(ceremonial peace, 1985)
Third Punic War
Part of the Punic Wars
Roman RepublicCarthage
240 BC238 BCMercenary WarAncient CarthageCarthage’s mercenary army of the First Punic War
Libyans
Numidians
238 BC238 BCParni conquest of ParthiaParniParthia
237 BC219 BCBarcid conquest of HispaniaCarthageTurdetani
Bastetani
Greek colonists
Germani
Tartessian tribes
Celtiberian tribes
230 BC220 BCOverthrow of Diodotus IITroops of Euthydemus IGreco-Bactrian Kingdom
230 BC221 BCQin’s wars of unificationQinHan
Zhao
Dai
Yan
Wei
Chu
Qi
230 BC230 BCConquest of Han
Part of the Qin wars of unification
QinHan
229 BC228 BCFirst Illyrian War
229 BC222 BCCleomenean WarAchaean League
Macedon
Sparta
Elis
228 BC228 BCConquest of Zhao
Part of the Qin wars of unification
QinZhao
226 BC226 BCFirst Conquest of Yan
Part of the Qin wars of unification
QinYan
225 BC222 BCBella Gallica cisalpina [lade]Roman Republic
225 BC225 BCConquest of Wei
Part of the Qin wars of unification
QinWei
225 BC223 BCConquest of Chu
Part of the Qin wars of unification
QinChu
222 BC222 BCSecond Conquest of Yan
Part of the Qin wars of unification
QinYan
222 BC222 BCConquest of Dai
Part of the Qin wars of unification
QinDai
222 BC222 BCConquest of Wu
Part of the Qin wars of unification
QinWu
221 BC221 BCConquest of Qi
Part of the Qin wars of unification
QinQi
220 BC219 BCSecond Illyrian War
220 BC220 BCLyttian WarPolyrrhenia
Lyctus
Lappa
Macedonia
Achaean League
Knossos
Gortys
Kydonia
Rhodes
Aetolian League
215 BC215 BCQin’s campaign against the XiongnuQin dynastyXiongnu
215 BC168 BCMacedonian WarsRoman RepublicMacedonian Empire
215 BC205 BCFirst Macedonian War
Part of the Macedonian Wars
Roman Republic
Aetolian League
Pergamon
Sparta
Elis
Messenia
Macedonia
Achaean League
214 BC214 BCQin’s campaign against the Yue tribesQin dynastyBaiyue
210 BC206 BCSeleucid invasion of BactriaGreco-Bactrian KingdomSeleucid Empire
209 BC206 BCFall of the Qin dynastyRebel forces of the six statesQin dynasty
209 BC209 BCDazexiang uprising
Part of the Fall of the Qin dynasty
Qin dynastyChen Sheng‘s and Wu Guang‘s troops
revived Kingdom of Chu
peasants
209 BC208 BCXiang Liang’s Rebellion
Part of the Fall of the Qin dynasty
Qin dynastyXiang Liang‘s troops
Kuaiji
revived Kingdom of Chu
209 BC206 BCLiu Bang’s Insurrection against the Qin dynasty
Part of the Fall of the Qin dynasty
Liu Bang‘s troops
Yan
Zhao
Qi
Wei
Qin dynasty
209 BC88 BCSeleucid–Parthian warsParthian EmpireSeleucid Empire
208 BC206 BCSiege of Bactra
Part of the Seleucid invasion of Bactria
Greco-Bactrian KingdomSeleucid Empire
206 BC202 BCChu-Han contentionHanWestern Chu
205 BC200 BCCretan WarRhodes
Pergamum
Byzantium
Cyzicus
Athens
Knossos
Macedon
Hierapytna
Olous
Aetolia
Spartan pirates
Acarnania
200 BC196 BCSecond Macedonian War
Part of the Macedonian Wars
Roman Republic
Pergamon
Rhodes
Macedon
200 BC198 BCHan invasion of the XiongnuXiongnuHan dynasty
195 BC195 BCRoman-Spartan WarRoman Republic
Achaean League
Macedon
Pergamum
Rhodes
Sparta
191 BC188 BCRoman-Syrian WarRoman Republic
Achaean League
Macedon
Pergamum
Rhodes
Seleucid Empire
Aetolian League
Athamania
189 BC189 BCGalatian WarRoman Republic
Pergamum
Galatia
180 BC175 BCBactrian Expansion into IndiaGreco-Bactrian KingdomShunga Empire
Remnants of the Maurya Empire
179 BC175 BCDardanian-Bastarnae warKingdom of DardaniaBastarnae

Supported by:
Kingdom of Macedonia
Odrysian Kingdom
Scordisci

171 BC168 BCThird Macedonian War
Part of the Macedonian Wars
Roman Republic
Pergamon
Macedon
170 BC170 BCUsurpation of EucratidesTroops of Eucratides IGreco-Bactrian Kingdom
c. 167 BCc. 167 BCParthian invasion into BactriaParthian Empire
Loyalists to the Euthydemid dynasty
Greco-Bactrian Kingdom
167 BC160 BCMaccabean RevoltJudeaSeleucid Empire
162 BC70 BCNomadic invasions into BactriaYuezhi
Scythians, mainly the Saka
Wusun
Greco-Bactrian Kingdom
155 BC139 BCLusitanian WarRoman RepublicLusitanian tribes
154 BC154 BCRebellion of the Seven StatesHan DynastyWu
Chu
Zhao
Jiaoxi
Jiaodong
Zichuan
Jinan
138 BC111 BCHan campaigns against Minyue
Part of the Han wars against the Baiyue
Han DynastyMinyue
135 BC71 BCRoman Servile WarsRoman RepublicRevolting slaves
135 BC132 BCFirst Servile War
Part of the Roman Servile Wars
Roman RepublicSlaves of Sicily
133 BC89 BCHan–Xiongnu WarHan empireXiongnu
123 BC121 BCRoman conquest of the Balearic IslandsRoman RepublicBalearic pirates
122 BC105 BCJugurthine WarRoman RepublicNumidia
113 BC101 BCCimbrian WarRoman RepublicCimbriTeutons
111 BC111 BCHan–Nanyue War
Part of the Han wars against the Baiyue
Han DynastyNanyue
109 BC109 BCHan campaigns against Dian
Part of the Han wars against the Baiyue
Han DynastyDian Kingdom
109 BC108 BCGojoseon–Han WarHan DynastyWiman Joseon
107 BC88 BCCivil War of Ptolemy LathyrosEgypt (Ptolemy IX Soter)
Cyprus
Phoenicia
Egypt (Cleopatra III)
Judea (103-93)
Nabatea (103-93)
104 BC101 BCWar of the Heavenly HorsesHan DynastyDayuan
104 BC100 BCSecond Servile War
Part of the Roman Servile Wars
Roman RepublicSlaves of Sicily
93 BC93 BCBattle of GadaraNabataean KingdomHasmonean dynasty
93 BC87 BCJudean Civil WarSadduceesPharisees
91 BC88 BCSocial WarRoman RepublicCities of Italy under Marsi and Samnium
89 BC63 BCMithridatic WarsRoman RepublicKingdom of Pontus
89 BC85 BCFirst Mithridatic War
Part of the Mithridatic Wars
Roman Republic
Kingdom of Bithynia
Kingdom of Pontus
Greek rebels
88 BC87 BCSulla’s first civil war
87 BC85 BCArmenian–Parthian War Kingdom of ArmeniaParthian Empire
84 BC84 BCBattle of CanaNabataean KingdomSeleucid Empire
83 BC82 BCSecond Mithridatic War
Part of the Mithridatic Wars
Roman RepublicKingdom of Pontus
82 BC81 BCSulla’s second civil warOptimatesPopulares
73 BC71 BCThird Servile War
or Spartacist Rebellion
Part of the Roman Servile Wars
Roman RepublicArmy of escaped slaves under Spartacus
74 BC63 BCThird Mithridatic War
Part of the Mithridatic Wars
Roman Republic
Bithynia
Kingdom of Pontus
Kingdom of Armenia
67 BC63 BCHasmonean Civil War
Part of the Mithridatic Wars
Pharisees
Roman Republic
Nabatean Kingdom
Sadducees
66 BC217 ADRoman–Parthian WarsRoman RepublicParthian Empire
65 BC65 BCPompey’s campaign in Iberia and AlbaniaRoman RepublicIberian Kingdom
Caucasian Albania
58 BC50 BCGallic WarsRoman RepublicGallic tribes
Belgic tribes
British tribes
Aquitanian tribes
Germanic tribes
Iberian tribes
55 BC54 BCCaesar’s invasions of BritainRoman Republic
Trinovantes
Britons
53 BC51 BCParthian War
of Marcus Licinius Crassus
Parthian EmpireRoman Republic
49 BC45 BCCaesar’s Civil WarJulius Caesar and supporters
Populares
Roman Senate
Optimates
48 BC47 BCPontic War [ru]Roman Republic

Galatia

Cappadocia

Kingdom of Pontus
44 BC30 BCRoman civil wars
44 BC44 BCPost-Caesarian civil war
Part of the Roman civil wars
44 BC42 BCLiberators’ civil war
Part of the Roman civil wars
Second TriumvirateLiberatores
44 BC36 BCSicilian revolt
Part of the Roman civil wars
Roman RepublicSextus Pompeius and his troops
41 BC40 BCPerusine WarRoman RepublicForces of Fulvia and Lucius Antonius
41 BC40 BCFulvia’s civil war
Part of the Roman civil wars
Roman RepublicForces of Fulvia and Lucius Antonius
32 BC30 BCFinal War of the Roman Republic
Part of the Roman civil wars
Roman Republic (supporters of Octavian)Ptolemaic Egypt and the supporters of Mark Antony
40 BC33 BCAntony’s Parthian War
29 BC19 BCCantabrian WarsRoman EmpireCantabri
Astures
19 BC19 BCWar with the GaramantesRoman EmpireGaramantes

 

 

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