World Cultures T2

Events

Minoans Rule

2000 BC - 1400 BC

The Dorians Move into Greece

1150 BC - 750 BC


Enforces the Dark Ages

First Olympics

776 BCE

Held many sporting events that include lots of running

Sparta Conquers Messenia

725 B.C.


Gruesome battle involving many deaths

Athen's Legal System Establishes

621 BC


Legal system enforces a decent ruleset and keeps people in line

Romans overthrow Etruscan king

509 BCE


Horrible guy gets revolted against

Rule of Cleisthenes

500 BC


Statesmen who spreads the idea of democracy and splitting Athens

Ionian Revolt

499 BC - 493 BC


Ionians revolt against enemies

Battle Of Marathon

490 BC

Athenian Victory despite terrible odds

Persian Initiates New Invasion

480 BC


Persia offers new war tactics against new enemies

Golden Age of Athens

477 BC - 431 BC


Athens becomes insanely flourished with art, luxury and wealth

Perciles Rules

461 BC - 429 BC


Perciles was a great dude who ruled for a very long time and made many vital changes to culture.

Twelve Tables

450 BC


Basically stone tablets containing laws and orders.

Peloponnesian War

431 BCE - 404 BCE


Multiple wars that changed the courses of history... Forever.

Battle of Chaeronea

338 BC

Alexander invades Persia

334 BC


The amazing Alexander the Great invades their mortal enemy, Persia

Battle of Issus

333 BC

Battle of Guagamala

331 BC

Alexander Conquers Parts Of Indus Valley

326 BC


Alexander spreads his rulings through many areas of the land

Punic Wars

264 BC - 146 BC


Another series of wars that changed the face of the earth.

Hannibal Defeated (Battle of Zama)

202 BC

Caesar declared as Dictator for LIFE

44 BC


This was unheard of back in the day

Battle of Actium

31 BC

Pax Romana

27 B.C - 180 A.D


New age where prosperity and peace ruled the lands

End of Roman Republic

27 BC


Roman republic was crushed when Brutus led an attack on his past father-like savior.

Great Fire of Rome

64 AD

End of Christian Persecution

313

Council of Nicaea

325

Diocletian moves capital to Byzantium

330

Christianity becomes official religion

380


Christianity becomes the official religion of Rome

Rome Western Empire Gets Wrecked

476