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Greek Ideas and Inventions

Greek Mythology

2500 bc

Theatre

1522 bc

Acropolis

1400 bc

Olympics

776 bc

Homer the poet

700 bc

Architecture and Columns

700 bc

Sophocles

500 bc

Perciles

429 bc

Democracy

400 bc

Greeks were one of the first people to use Democracy.
Greeks were originally known as a Oligarchy.

Alexander the Great

350 bc

Alexander the Great took over most of the Persian empire.
He spread greek knowlage hroughout his empire.

Pliny the Elder

23 ad

Pythagoras

530 ad

Roman Ideas and Inventions

Trojan Wars

1000 bc

Marcus Aurelius

121 ad

He was a famous emperor. He made hospitals and he was known for being a kind emperor.

Alexandria,Egypt

Aristole

384 bc

Aristarchus

310 bc

Pharos Lighthouse of Alexandria

280 bc

7 Wonders of the Ancient World

270 bc

All made around 270 BC. Includes:
Pyramids of Giza
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Pharos Lighthouse at Alexandria
Colossus of Rhodes
Temple of Artemis
Zeus's Statue
Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

Almost all Destroyed by Earth Quakes

library of Alexandria

250 bc

Ptolemy

150 ad

Ptolemy was one of the greatest astronomers in history!!
He also created the theory about an Earth centered solar system.