Ancient Greece and Rome

Greece

Athens

900 BCE - 30 BCE

Archaic Period: Greek polis/city-state

800 BCE - 750 BCE

social, economicand political organization; local unity causes battle among the Greeks preventing unity as a whole

Homer's Iliad

800 BCE

Homer's Iliad is a an epic poem depicting the Mycenaean Greek was against Troy

Sparta

700 B.C. - 500 B.C.

Persian King Cyrus frees Hebrews

539 BCE

Persian King Cyrus freed the Hebrews from exile after he conquered the Neo-Babylonian Babylonian dynasty

Athenian Partheneon

440 BCE - 430 BCE

Doric columns, arranged in a colonnade, Elgin Marble, damage removed its adornments as well as the damaged pediment lacking its adornments

Hellenistic Age and Tribes

359 BCE - 30 BCE

Greeks
Dorians
Ionians

Stoicism Philosophy

341 BCE

Stoicism: all emotions as a threat to tranquility and recommended a form of enlightened apathy as the cure for unhappiness

Epicureanism Philosophy

341 BCE - 263 BCE

Epicureanism: the way to deal with anxiety was to pursue pleasure.

Rome

Etruscans

753 BCE - 509 BCE

The Republic

509 BCE - 27 BCE

Late Empire/ End of Rome

353 BC

Germanic Invastions

120 BCE - 511 CE

Jews under Roman Rule

37 BCE

The Empire

27 BCE

Christianity

4 BCE