2W World History - Jacob

Greece

Mycenean Civilization

1450 BCE - 1200 BCE

Trojan War

1250 BCE

Dark Ages

1100 BCE - 800 BCE

Rise of Nobles

800 BCE - 650 BCE

Age of Tyrants

650 BCE - 500 BCE

Persian Wars

546 BCE - 479 BCE

Golden Age of Greece

479 BCE - 431 BCE

Height of Athenian power. Art, architecture, and democracy were at their highest state.

Pelopennesean War

431 BCE - 404 BCE

Sparta vs. Athens

Alexander the Great

336 BCE - 323 BCE

Great conqueror and lover of Greek culture, he set out to try and conquer the world. He successfully took over Greece, Egypt, and further east into Asia, almost to India.

Hellenistic Period

336 BCE - 30 BCE

Greek culture spreads to areas conquered by Alexander.

Rome

Kingdoms

753 BCE - 509 BCE

The king took advice from a council of elders, which limited his power. His position was not hereditary; instead, he was elected by a committee of 300 members of the ruling patrician class - the Senate.

Romulus founds Rome

753 BCE

The Roman Republic

509 BCE - 31 BCE

The Roman Empire

27 BCE - 476 CE