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Greek Ideas and Inventions

Greek Mythology

2500 BC

The Theater

1522 BC

Olympics

776 BC

Homer

700 BC

Architecture and Columns

700 BC

Sophocles

500 BC

Socrates

470 BC

He was a philosopher and a teacher, and he cared about the soul.

Parthenon

447 BC

Acropolis

447 BC

Pericles

429 BC

Alexander the Great

350 BC

Aristarchus

310 BC

He was the first person to notice that the Earth revolves around the Sun.

Steam Turbine

10 AD

Marcus Aurelius

121 AD

He was an emperor. He was one of the first to invent the school, and he also helped people build hospitals.

Roman Ideas and Inventions

7 Wounders of the World

200 BC

Pliny the Elder

23 AD

He wrote 37 volumes of natural history. And without him we would not know as much as we do now.

Alexandria, Egypt

Pharos lighthouse of Alexandria

280 BC

It helped ships get safe to shore with its giant light.

Library of Alexandria

250 BC

Hero of Alexandeia

10 AD

Ptolemy

150 AD