Roman Invasion of GreeceMummius Achaicus sacks Corinth and dissolves the Achaean league.Rome rules Greece henceforthThe Battle between the Greek city of Corinth and the Roman Republic.
Alexander the Great dies at Babylon
The Battle of the HydaspesThe two armies met at the Hydaspes River, the modern Jhelum. Their Alexander found that Porus had established a strong defensive position, using his infantry and his two hundred elephants to form a living wall along the east bank of the river.
Tyre capitulates to Alexander after siegeIn about 332 BC a man that Hannibal regarded as the greatest general of all time, a man who was young and seemingly unstoppable, commander of the most explosive army that had then been known until then, was laying siege to the tough city of Tyre, on the Mediterranean's east coast near Israel. His name was Alexander, he was a Macedonian. He was also polytheistic, always happy to have the good will of any of the gods among the people he conquered.
Phillip ll Assassinated and Alexander the great becomes king of MacedoniaAlexander 3rd of Macedonia (known as Alexander the Great), is the first and only son of the king Philip 2nd of Macedonia and Olympias. Alexander the Great was born in Pella, 356 BC. Alexander was an excellent student who had great education.
Agesilaus invades BoeotiaAgesilaus was the younger son of Archidamus, one of the two kings of Sparta. His mother was called Eupolia. After Archidamus died, Agesilaus' older brother, Agis, succeeded him as one of the kings.
Death of PericlesPericles was a leader of Athens who was responsible for rebuilding Athens following the Persian Wars. He was also leader of Athens during the Peloponnesian War, but he died of the plague that ravaged the city. He was so important that the era in which he lived is known as the Age of Pericles.
Work began on the Parthenon, built on the Acropolis, which was destroyed by Persians in 480 BC.At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Macerinus and Iullus.The denomination 447 BC for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
Perikles leads Athens through its "Golden Era"An ancient Greek physician who is considered to be one of the most outstanding figured in the history of medicine. He is continually recognized for his lasting contributions to the field and the Hippocratic School of Medicine, an intellectual school that revolutionized medicine in ancient Greek and distinguishing medicine apart from other fields, thus, establishing medicine as a profession.
The Greek Classical PeriodThe ancient Greeks had two main theories that they used to understand bodily functioning, to understand the source of disease, and to guide them in healing diseases. The first theory was that specific gods had the powers to create disease as well as to restore health.
Mar 27, 776
The first olympic gamesAccording to the earliest records, the first Olympic games were held in 776 BC. The Olympic games originate in athletic contests to honor of Zeus and other deities at Olympia. The games were also helped to solve the constant civil wars among the Greek city-states. During the Olympic games Elis and Olympia were sacred sites and that no armed man should set foot on the grounds.
Jan 3, 1100
Destruction of Miletus and resettlementDuring the Dark Ages of Greece the old major settlements were abandoned. The population dropped dramatically in numbers. Within these three hundred years, the people of Greece lived in small groups
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The Trojan WarTrojan War The Trojan War has its roots in the marriage between Peleus and Thetis, a sea-goddess. Peleus and Thetis had not invited Eris, the goddess of discord, to their marriage and the outraged goddess stormed into the wedding banquet and threw a golden apple onto the table. The apple belonged to, Eris said, whomever was the fairest.
Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite each reached for the apple. Zeus proclaimed that Paris, prince of Troy and thought to be the most beautiful man alive, would act as t