Greece = Blue, Rome = Yellow, Green = Non-Specific
The Iliad and The Odyssey are books wrttien by poet Homer, the stories are about the Battle of Troy and Odysseus' journey afterward.
Athens was the first city in the world ever to have a democratic government.
When a minuscule amount of Athenian ships outsmarted the legions of ships the Persians possesed. Athens navy was lead by Themistocles.
One of the earliest surviving law codes to protect both upper and lower class.
Greek drama, a symbol of strong civic pride.
Romes first gold coin. Used for most trading during the 1st century BC to 4th centruy AD.
Considered one of the greatest military commanders ever. Turned Rome from a republic to an empire.
First emperor of Rome Gaius Octavian, Thurinus. (Juilas Ceasar's nephew)
Assassinated by senators and plunged Rome into civil war.
Largest amphitheatrer ever bult. effective way for Romans to be entertained.
Rome was sacked by multiple groups of barbarians and plagued by economic and political issues at the time.