C.L. Classical Europe

Greek Ideas and Invetions

Greek Mythology

2500 B.C.

Trojan War

1500 B.C.

Started at a wedding feat. Menelaus was married to Helen but when Helen saw Paris, she fell in love and went off to Troy with him. Menelaus was mad so he and his brother grabbed a Greek army to get Helen back from Paris. They built a horse and some warrior got in it. The Trojans let the horse inside Troy without knowing about the warriors. When the Trojans were asleep the warriors opened the gate for the others and took Helen back.

Homer

700 B.C.

Wrote poems or epics. Most famous for Iliad and Odyssey. You can still read them today. He wrote about the Trojan War.

7 Wonders of the Ancient World

600 B.C.

Theatre

550 B.C.

Was a great way to entertain the Gods and fellow people. They did plays about the Trojan War and would have very nice entertainment.

Pericles

495 B.C.

Acropolis

447 B.C.

Parthenon

400 B.C.

Aristarchus

310 B.C.

Was a Greek astronomer who lived from about 310 B.C. to 230 B.C. He was called Aristarchus of Samos because he lived in the island of Samos located in the Aegean Sea. He was the first to suggest that the Earth revolved around the Sun. He used his logic to prove his point and he was right.

Archimedes

209 B.C.

Hippocrates

200 B.C.

Olympics

776 A.D.

Started in Greece. The people played games and sports to have some family time. After time and time it turned into a competition and now it is celebrated all over the world.

Roman Ideas and Inventions

Roman Architecture and Columns

700 B.C.

Pliny the Elder

23 A.D.

Hadrian

76 A.D.

Marcus Aurelius

121 A.D.

Emperor Costantine

306 A.D.

Alexandria, Egypt

Library of Alexandria

200 B.C.

Hero of Alexandria

90 A.D.

Ptolemy

100 A.D.