World Cultures Timeline Jack Ahearn : Period Purple

Events

2000 BC - 1400 BC

2000 BC - 1400 BC

Mycenaean culture arrives on Greek land

1700-1200BC

1700 BC - 1200 BC

Mycenaean are all over Greek mainland

1450BC

1450 BC

Minoans and Mycenaean meet and trade

1150-750BC

1150 BC - 750 BC

Greek enters dark age

776BC

776 BC

First Olympic games held in Greece

625 BC

625 BC

Messiness revolt against Spartans

621 BC

621 BC

The Draco code of Athenian law which means equality for all citizens

594 BC

594 BC

Solon gets rid of debt slavery and devised Greece into 4 social classes

509 BC

509 BC

Rome overthrows Tarquin the proud

500 BC

500 BC

Democracy is introduced to Athenians by Cleisthenes

499-493BC

499 BC - 493 BC

Ionian Greeks revolt against the Persians taxes

490 BC

490 BC

Battle of Marathon, Lead by Miltiades, Athenians win

480 BC

480 BC

Persians build Hellespont. and attack Greece

477-431BC

477 BC - 431 BC

Athens enters golden age

461-429BC

461 BC - 429 BC

Pericles leads Athens

451 BC

451 BC

The laws called the 12 tables are into effect.

431-404BC

431 BC - 404 BC

Athens and sparta fight in civil war

338 BC

338 BC

Macedonians from the north invade Greece

334 BC

334 BC

Alexander the great invades Persia

333 BC

333 BC

Alexander the Great "unties" the Gordian knot

331 BC

331 BC

Persia is defeated at Guagamela by Alexander the Great

326 BC

326 BC

Alexander the Great takes parts of Indus river valley

264 BC– 146 BC

264 BC - 146 BC

Punic wars begin between Rome and Carthage

202 BC

202 BC

Scipio defeats Hannibal at the battle of Zama

44 BC

44 BC

Julius Caesar names himself dictator for life

31 BC

31 BC

The Battle of actinium if fought and the Roman republic ends

27 BC

27 BC

Roman republic falls because of conflict and unrest

27 BC-180 AD

27 BC - 180 AD

Roman peace and prosperity

64 AD

64 AD

Great fire happens in Rome and The Emperor Nero is blamed for starting the fire

313 AD

313 AD

Christians are allowed to freely worship

325 AD

325 AD

Nicena Council writes Nicenes creed

330 AD

330 AD

Constantinople becomes Romes capital

380 AD

380 AD

Theodosius makes Christianity official religion of the Empire

476 AD

476 AD

Western empire falls