Ancient Greece

Birth and Childhood

356 B.C. - 339 B.C.

Born in Macedonia
son to king Phillip ll
taught by Aristotle
loved everything that was Greek
slept with the book of Illiad under his pillow at night

Alexander becomes king

336 B.C.

Phillip is assassinated becomes king of Macedonia


334 B.C

belligerents: Macedonia vs. Persians

Battle of Issus

333 B.C

Battle of Guaganmela

331 B.C

Belligerents : Persia vs. Macedonia

Found of Alexandria

331 B.C.

library if Alexandria (500,000 scrolls) Alexander created 20 more cities

Gedrosia desert

324 B.C.

Alex's troops stuck In the gedrosia desert


323 B.C

Alex dies I'm Babylon Plutarch writes that he died in Nebuchadnezzar's palace.


Latins in Rome

1000 B.C.

Greeks Move into Southern Italy

750 B.C. - 550 B.C.

Greeks teach romans:
1) grow olives and grapes
1) Greek alphabet
3) architecture, sculpting, literature

Etruscans take over Romans

650 B.C. - 550 B.C.

Etruscans teach Romans:
1) Metalwork
2) Streets, temples, public buildings around a central square,
3) Tomb paintings/Murals
4)Serve as model for Roman military

The Roman Republic is formed

509 B.C.

The Roman push out the ruling family, Tarquins, and set up republic-leaders are chosen by the public.

Plebians go on strike

494 B.C.

Council of Plebs.

471 B.C.

Allowed to marry

455 B.C.

Romans unite with other Latins

338 B.C.

1)Romans combine with their fellow Latins to join forces to take over Italy.

Far-reaching political reform

287 B.C.

Defeat Etruscans

284 B.C.

Push Greeks out of Italy

267 B.C.

1) Become the champs of Italy

First Punic War

264 B.C.

Rome crushed Carthage's navy

241 B.C.

The battle of Cannae

216 B.C.

Macedonia came under Roman rule

148 B.C.

Third Punic War

146 B.C.

Death of Tiberius

133 B.C.

Three men were ontop

60 B.C.

Caesar gave up his army

49 B.C.

Pompey's army in Greece was destroyed

48 B.C.

Caesar declared dictator

44 B.C.

Caesar was assassinated

44 B.C.


God tells Moses to free Isrealites

1290 B.C.

Moses sees burning bush, God tells Moses to lead Israelites out of Egypt

10,000 Israelites destory Caanites

1125 B.C.

Judge Deborah and Barak destory King Jabin and his army to Win the hilly region of Canaan.

David becomes king of Israel

1000 B.C. - 970 B.C.

Assyrians take over Israel

722 B.C. - 620 B.C.

Assyrians take out all the Israelite people and scatter them throughout Iraq.

Egyptians defeat Assyrians gain control of Israel

620 B.C. - 605 B.C.

Chaldeans defeat Egyptians; Take control of Israel

605 B.C. - 538 B.C.

Under Chaldean rules, Jews are permitted to keep their kings as long as they pay a tax to the Chaldean Empire. Jews try to rebel against the Chaldeans and are severly punished by King Nebuchadnezzar.

Persians defeat Chaldeans; Take over Israel

538 B.C. - 334 B.C

The king of Persia allows jews to return to Israel some stay in Iraq some return. They are not permitted a king but are allowed to be ruled by priest.

Macedonians beat Persians;Take control of Israel

334 B.C. - 63 B.C.

Rome push out Macedonians ; rule Israel

63 B.C. - 476 A.D.

Hellenistic age is over in the Mediterranean. Roman rule begins.

Jews ( Zealots ) rebel against Rome- Jews rule Israel

66 A.D. - 70 A.D.

Rome conquers Israel again

70 A.D.

Romans punish the Jews. Destroy the temple. Jerusalem ; all that remains of it today is the western wall

Jews revolt and defeat the Romans again

132 A.D. - 135 A.D.

Roman conquer Israel again

135 A.D.

As punishment, Romans do not allot Jews to return to Israel. Romans rename the land Palestine