Period:1,250 BCEto1,200 BCE
The Trojan war and the destruction of TroyTroy War was the conflict between early Greece and people of Troy in Anatonia. But the main source of Troy War today is Homer’s lliad. In the literature the War is related with the Greek gods. The conflict between human and gods have formed many heroes and stories.
Period:-850 BCEto-770 BCE
Developement of the first Greek AlphabetThe Greek alphabet first appears during the 8th century BCE. The Greek alphabet was born when Greeks adapted the Phoenician writing system to represent their own language because the Phoenician system is easy to understand.
Period:-776 BCEto-776 BCE
The first Olympic Games are stagedThe Olympic games were originally to celebrate Zeus. The prizes for the victors were olive leaf wreaths or crowns. The athletes competed naked, probably for complete freedom of movement.
Period:-750 BCEto-700 BCE
Homer writes the lliad and the OdysseyThe Iliad tells the Troy War. It comes up of many heroic soldier upon the War. The Odyssey is the story of the Greek hero Odysseus and many legend of him during the ten year for coming home. These two books both reflect the life of ancient Greek.
Period:-497 BCEto-479 BCE
Greek/Persian War led by XerxesThe Persian War was the conflict between Greek and Persian. And it is the period of almost half a century. Xerxes was the king of Pesia. He turned his attention to the Greece and started the Persian War.
Period:-461 BCEto-446 BCE
The Peloponnesian Wars begins between Sparta and AthensThe Peloponnesian War fought between the Athens and Sparta. Almost all cities in Greece were involved in this war. The war changed Greece a lot.
Period:-334 BCEto-323 BCE
Alexander the Great defeats the Persians at Issus and is given Egypt by the Persian Satrap where he builds a capital at Alexandria and found the great libraryAlexander the Great from the kingdom of Macedon, along the east, conquered lots of countries include Persian, Egypt, Thebe and many other countries. He builded the first library in Alexandria.
Period:-200 BCEto-196 BCE
First Roman victory over GreeceThe Second Macedonian War marked the end of the Greece power. The Macedonia War helped lead to Roman domination of the entire eastern Maditettanean area.