Ancient Greece

  • 200

    First Roman victory over Greece

    in 200 BC, First Roman victory over Greece occured.
  • 224

    Earthquake destroys the Colossus of Rhodes

    In 224 BC, an Earthquake destroys the Colossus of Rhodes.
  • 323

    The Hellenistic Period

  • 430

    Outbreak of Bubonic Plague in Athens

    Bubonic Plauge is a disese, the bubonic plague kills about two out of three infected humans within 4 days.
  • 461

    The Peloponnesian Wars begins between Sparta and Athens

    in 461BC the Peloponnesian Wars begins between Sparta and Athens
    In 446BC the war ended in a truce.
  • Jul 21, 600

    Greek Coin currency introduced

    In 600 BC the Greek Coin currency introduced.
  • Jul 19, 621

    Draco's code of law is introduced

    Dracos law was a set of laws draws up by draco. today any law that seems overly severe, in its punishment is called a draconian law.
  • Period: Jul 18, 641 to

    Ancinet Greece

  • Jul 19, 750

    Homer writes the Iliad and the Odyssey

    In 750 BC Homer writes the Iliad and the Odyssey, one of the most important piece of literature in Ancient Greece.
  • Jul 19, 776

    The First Olympic Games are staged

    In 776 BC the First Olympic Games are staged.
  • Jul 19, 1200

    The Trojan War and the destruction of Troy

    In Greek mythology, the Trojan War was against the city of Troy by the Achaeans (Greeks) after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus, the king of Sparta. The war, being a very important event in greek history was recorded in greek litriture such as; the illiard and the odessy.
  • Crucifixion of Jesus and the origin of Christianity

  • Development of the first Greek Alphabet

    In 850 BC the first greek alphabet was invented.
    the greeks were first to develop an alphabet with vowles.
  • Aristotle is born

    Aristotle was Alexander the great's tutor.