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  • -776 BCE

    the end of the dark ages

    The end of the Dark Ages is traditionally dated to 776 BC, the year of the first Olympic Games.
  • -680 BCE

    a mercantile class

    A mercantile class arose in the first half of the 7th century BC, shown by the introduction of coinage in about 680 BC
  • -650 BCE

    the lelantine war

    The Lelantine War (c. 710 – c. 650 BC) is the earliest documented war of the ancient Greek period. It was fought between the important poleis (city-states) of Chalcis and Eretria over the fertile Lelantine plain of Euboea.
  • -650 BCE

    the aristocracies

    From 650 BC onwards, the aristocracies had to fight not to be overthrown and replaced by populist tyrants. This word derives from the non-pejorative Greek τύραννος tyrannos, meaning 'illegitimate ruler', and was applicable to both good and bad leaders alike.[14][15]
  • -508 BCE

    cleisthenes instituded the world

    In 508 BC, Cleisthenes instituted the world's first democratic system of government in Athens.
  • -500 BCE

    the persian empire controlled the greek city

    By 500 BC, the Persian Empire controlled the Greek city states in Asia Minor and Macedonia.
  • -492 BCE

    persia invaded the states of mainland greece

    Attempts by some of the Greek city-states of Asia Minor to overthrow Persian rule failed, and Persia invaded the states of mainland Greece in 492 BC
  • -12 BCE

    was a civilitation

    was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 12th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (c. AD 600).
  • -9 BCE

    objects with phoenician

    Objects with Phoenician writing on them may have been available in Greece from the 9th century BC,
  • -8 BCE

    greece began to emerge from the dark ages

    In the 8th century BC, Greece began to emerge from the Dark Ages which followed the fall of the Mycenaean civilization.
  • the greek orthodox

    The Greek Orthodox Church, which emerged in the first century A.D., helped shape modern Greek identity and transmitted Greek traditions to the wider Orthodox World. Falling under Ottoman dominion in the mid-15th century, the modern nation state of Greece emerged in 1830 following a war of independence.
  • the sovereign state ofd greece

    The sovereign state of Greece is a unitary parliamentary republic and developed country with an advanced high-income economy, a high quality of life, and a very high standard of living. Its economy is the largest in the Balkans, where it is an important regional investor. A founding member of the United Nations, Greece was the tenth member to join the European Communities (precursor to the European Union) and has been part of the Eurozone since 2001.