Dec 31, 600
CurrencyGreek coin currency is introduced.
Transformation: Greece became a more modern empire.
Forces and Pressures: Greeks needed a way to pay for day to day objects.
Dec 31, 750
Iliad and the OdysseyHomerput together the Iliad and the Odyssey.
Transformation: Greek men could know how to be the model of a greek man.
Forces and Pressures: The Iliad and the Odyssey described the ideal Greek man.
Dec 31, 776
First Olympic GamesThe first Olympic games occured in Greece.
Transformation: The Olympics would let extreme athletes show their talent for hundreds of years afterward.
Forces and Pressures: It was in honor of Zeus.
Dec 31, 1200
The Trojan WarThe Trojan War and destruction of Troy.
Transformation: Troy, a great city, was destroyed.
Forces an Pressures: People of Troy stole Helen and Athenians had to get her back.
Persian WarThe people of Athens are attacked by the Persians, who are lead by Xerxes.
Transformation: The Persians were defeated and Athens became the most powerful navy.
Forces and Pressures: The Persians wanted revenge on the Athens for being defeated once before.
AristotleAristotle, a famous greek philosopher was born.
Transformation: Aristotle made the first college, Lyceum.
Forces and Pressures: Aristotle dreamed of a better Greece.
The Bronze AgeThe Bronze Age when Early Aegean cultures start to emerge in 2900 BC.
Transformation: Everything changed for Greece.
Forces and Pressures: Greece needed a new era.
Bronze came to Greece.