Started when Paris met Helena and fell in love. Even though she was already married to somebody, Helena ran away with Paris back to Troy. The king Helena was married to gathered his forces and attacked Troy, thus starting the Trojan War.
Homer the Poet
800 B.C. - 700 B.C.
Wrote lots of poems about myths he heard. He was inspired by the Trojan War.
Greek Theatres were to celebrate the gods and all their stories.
570 B.C. - 02/13/2013
492 B.C. - 429 B.C.
400 B.C. - 02/13/2013
Originally started in400 B.C. in Athens to celebrate peace in the land.
Roman Ideas and Inventions
Lighthouse of Alexandria
283 B.C. - 246 B.C.
Founded by Alex the Great, the light house of Alexandria kept ships from crashing into the harbor at night.
Pliny the Elder
100 A.D. - 165 A.D.
Library of Alexandria
Founded by Alex the Great, the Library of Alexandria was a great place to go to learn all kinds of things.