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Greek Ideas and Inventions

Trojan Wars

2500 BC

Mythology

2000 BC

Theater

1522 BC

Olympics

766 BC

Architecture and Columns

700 BC

Pythagoras

580 BC

Democracy

500 BC

Sophocles

496 BC

Perciles

495 BC

Socrates

470 BC

Socrates is very important because he redirected philosophy.

Hippocrates

460 BC

Parthenon

432 BC

Aristotle

384 BC

Alexander the Great

356 BC

Aristarchus

310 BC

Was the first person to have the idea that the Sun is in the middle and all the other planets orbit around the Sun.This idea is called the heliocentric theory.

Archimedes

287 BC

Roman Ideas and Inventions

Pliny the Elder

23 AD

Made 37 volumes of natural history.He wrote everything down that he thought was intresting.

Alexandria, Egypt

Lighthouse of Alexandria

280 BC

Hero

10 AD

Made the first recorded steam engine long before the modern steam engine was built.

Ptolemy

90 AD

Ptolemy was a great astronomer who started the thought that all the planets orbit around the Earth.That idea is called the geocentric theory.