ST Classical Europe

Greek ideas and inventions

Greek Mythology

2500 B.C.

Trojan War

1000 B.C.

Olympics

776 B.C.

Architecture and Columns

700 B.C.

Greek Democracy

500 B.C.

Hippocrates

460 B.C.

Parthenon

447 B.C.

Acropolis

447 B.C.

Each Greek town had a Greek Acropolis. It served as a military fort. The Parthenon was built on top of the Acropolis hill.

Pericles

429 B.C.

Pericles built the Parthenon. He sadly died of the Plague.

Aristotle

384 B.C.

7 Wonders of the World

356 B.C.

Alexander the Great

356 B.C.

He was a conqueror and he spread greek knowledge.

Roman ideas and inventions

Theatre

1522 B.C.

Pythagoras

570 B.C.

Sophocles

500 B.C.

Sophocles was one of the greatest writers of tragedy. Without Sophocles, there would have been no Shakespeare.

Pliny the Elder

23 A.D.

Pliny the Elder was an author and a philosipher. He wrote 37 volumes to Natural History.

Marcus Aurelius

121 A.D

Alexandria, Egypt

Lighthouse at Alexandria

280 B.C.

Library of Alexandria

250 B.C.

Ptolemy

150 B.C.