Santiana Greek Timeline

  • 2900 BCE

    Bronze age when early Aegean cultures start to emerge

    Bronze age when early Aegean cultures start to emerge
    This is significant because it was he start of each culture and made a pathway for the future.
  • 2500 BCE

    The great Minoan civilization

    The great Minoan civilization
    This was the first civilization built.
  • 1200 BCE

    The Trojan war and the destruction of Troy

    The Trojan war and the destruction of Troy
    The Trojan War ended when the Greek commander Odysseus devised a plan to invade the walled city.
  • 1050 BCE

    The Dark Ages of Greece and the fall of the Mycenean culture

    The Dark Ages of Greece and the fall of the Mycenean culture
    This was the start of bigger innovation.
  • 850 BCE

    Development of the first Greek Alphabet

    Development of the first Greek Alphabet
    First big innovation starting with using letters.
  • 776 BCE

    The First Olympic Games are staged

    The First Olympic Games are staged
    Games were being played for rewards of higher places in the civilization.
  • 750 BCE

    Homer writes the Iliad and the Odyssey

    Homer writes the Iliad and the Odyssey
    First two brooks about traveling to the gods and how the travelers may have influenced people
  • 730 BCE

    the First Messenian War and the Spartans conquer southwest Peloponnesia

    the First Messenian War and the Spartans conquer southwest Peloponnesia
    starts conflict with Sparta and Athens
  • 650 BCE

    The Rise of the Greek tyrants

    The Rise of the Greek tyrants
    attempts for men to take action and be more dominant
  • 621 BCE

    Draco's code of law is introduced

    Draco's code of law is introduced
    There was now rules that had to be followed.
  • 600 BCE

    Greek Coin currency introduced

    Greek Coin currency introduced
    There was now a money form and pay was being introduced
  • 505 BCE

    Cleisthenes introduces democracy in Athens

    Cleisthenes introduces democracy in Athens
    This was a new start to new government and how it might control the people in the civilization
  • 500 BCE

    The Greek Classical Period

    The Greek Classical Period
    New government and agriculture was being introduced
  • 468 BCE

    Sophocles writes his first tragedy

    Sophocles writes his first tragedy
    This showed great influence on how the net person went about something
  • 461 BCE

    The Peloponnesian Wars begins between Sparta and Athens

    The Peloponnesian Wars begins between Sparta and Athens
    This was the first conflict between the Athens and Spartans
  • 449 BCE

    Construction of the Parthenon and the Acropolis in Athens

    Construction of the Parthenon and the Acropolis in Athens
  • 443 BCE

    Pericles leads Athens

    Pericles leads Athens
    This will show the good result of how the Athens will fight the war
  • 441 BCE

    Euripides writes his first tragedy

    Euripides writes his first tragedy
    Like other this may have lead people into the right direction on what to do better or what might not make it such a horrible event
  • 431 BCE

    Second of the Peloponnesian Wars between Sparta and Athens

    Second of the Peloponnesian Wars between Sparta and Athens
    Sparta and Athens will either turn out to be good or bad for the future and will determine if they will go to war again
  • 430 BCE

    Outbreak of Bubonic Plague in Athens

    This caused many soldiers and people to die and spread to other and kill other people in the civilization
  • 420 BCE

    Construction of Temple of Athena Nike

    This was the first temple of Acropolis
  • 399 BCE

    Socrates is executed for his opposition to the Thirty Tyrants

    Determine when and who will lead next and the outcome of who is chosen next
  • 386 BCE

    Plato founds the Academy

    This will help with bigger and better developments
  • 384 BCE

    Aristotle is born

    He makes big plans and moves for the future
  • 359 BCE

    Philip II becomes the king of the Greeks

    This will show how a wonderful leader he is and what direction he leads his people in
  • 356 BCE

    Alexander the Great, son of King Philip II, is born

    Alexander leads a great army in the future which will determine how "great" he really is
  • 333 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 founds the great library

    Start of the next event he leads and shows the civilization what he is up to do and achieving
  • 323 BCE

    Alexander the Great dies at Babylon

    Alexander is gone and now people lose hope of who might be the leader in the future
  • 323 BCE

    The Hellenistic Period

    This covers the death of Alexander and the emerge of Roman Empire
  • 224 BCE

    Earthquake destroys the Colossus of Rhodes

    The rebuild of things starts to develop
  • 200 BCE

    First Roman victory over Greece

    It was the sense of perspiration for the Athens at this time
  • 197 BCE

    King Philip V of Greece loses to Roman forces at Kynoskephalai

    The start of the divisions from the loss of this and how it might effect Philip and how he leads his soldiers
  • 86 BCE

    The Roman General Sulla captures Athens

    they get locked in and tricked
  • 33

    Crucifixion of Jesus and the origin of Christianity

    The start of rebirth
  • 267

    The Goths sack Athens, Sparta, and Corinth

    marked a decisive event in the decline of the Western Roman Empire.
  • 286

    The Roman Emperor Diocletian divides the Roman empire in two forming modern Greece (the Byzantine Empire)

    Diocletian was the first Emperor to divide the Roman Empire into a Tetrarchy.
  • 490

    Greek / Persian Wars led by Xerxes

    Was the start of the first war in this civilization
  • 641

    The Slavs overrun Greece

    This will then start the next war and how people go forward