H.J. Classical Europe

Greek Ideas and Inventions

Greek Mythology

2500 B.C

Trojan Wars

1500 B.C. - 1200 B.C.

The goddess, Helen, married a king but fell in love with a prince. The saying "BEWARE OF GREEKS BRINGING GIFTS." was from the Trojan War because the Greeks brought in a big wooden horse that was actually filled with armed men.

The Acropolis

1400 B.C. - 1200 B.C.

Olympics

776 B.C.

The Theatre

500 B.C

Sophocles

496 B.C. - 406 B.C.

Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. He was born on 496 B.C. and 406 B.C.

Socrates

470 B.C. - 399 B.C.

Plato

428 B.C. - 347 B.C.

Aristole

384 B.C. - 322 B.C.

Pllny the Elder

331 B.C.

Aristarchus

310 B.C.

Hadrian

76 A.D. - 138 A.D.

Ptolemy

100 A.D. - 170 A.D.

Galen

130 A.D. - 200 A.D.

Roman Ideas and Inventions

Homer

700 B.C.

Hippocrates

100 A.D. - 200 A.D.

Marcus Aurelius

121 A.D. - 180 A.D.

Alexandria, Egypt

Parthenon

447 B.C. - 432 B.C.

Library of Alexandria

331 B.C

The Library of Alexandria was filled with over 500,000 scrolls with important information from the most important philosophizers. But later in the years it was burned down, most tried to save the scrolls. Luckily the people who lived in the Middle East saved the information.

Archimedes

287 B.C. - 212 B.C.