First half Classics 31

Events

Mycenaean Greece

1600 BC - 1100 BC

Trojan War

1260 BC - 1240 BC

"Dark ages"

1100 BC - 800 BC

Greek alphabet created

850 BC - 750 BC

First Olympic games (proposed)

776 BC

Persian Wars

499 BC - 449 BC

People

Homer?

800 BC - 601 BC

Hesiod

750 BC - 650 BC

Alcman

700 BC - 601 BC

Sappho

630 BC - 570 BC

Simonides

556 BC - 468 BC

Pindar

522 BC - 443 BC

Bacchylides

500 BC - 401 BC

Herodotus

484 BC - 425 BC