Greece

Events

Minoans civilization

Approx. 2500 BC

the Trojan war and the destruction of troy

Approx. 1200 BC

war between troy and Sparta over Helen of troy

Dark ages

Approx. 1050 BC - Approx. 750 BC

time of no written record

Pythagoras

Approx. 570 BC - Approx. 495 BC

A Philosophers thought that the essence of the universe could be described with numbers

First Persian invasion of Greece

Approx. 492 BC - Approx. 490 BC

Persian army makes landfall in marathon Greeks hold them back,soldier runs 26.3 miles to report back to athens

second Persian invasion

Approx. 480 BC - Approx. 479 BC

Persian gets held back by 300 spartan soldier for 3 days while Greek get there army to together

Socrates

Approx. 470 bc - Approx. 399 bc

left no writings, was forced to commit suicide

peloponnesian war

Approx. 431 bc - Approx. 404 bc

war between Sparta and Athens

plato

Approx. 428 bc - Approx. 348 bc

(student of Socrates)said to be the best western civilization philosopher, thought that idea were worth more then material things

Aristotle

Approx. 384 B.C. - Approx. 322 B.C.

Alexander the great was born

Approx. 356 BC

Alexander The great defeats Persians

Approx. 333 BC

Alexander the Great dies

Approx. 323 BC