GD Classical Europe

Greek Ideas and Inventions

Mythology

2500 B.C. - 02/13/2013

Trojan War

1000 B.C.

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

600 B.C.

Greek Theatres were to celebrate the gods and all their stories.

Pythagaros

580 B.C.

Greek Columns

570 B.C. - 02/13/2013

Parthenon

500 B.C.

Pericles

492 B.C. - 429 B.C.

Acropolis

460 B.C.

Hippocrates

460 B.C.

Olympics

400 B.C. - 02/13/2013

Originally started in400 B.C. in Athens to celebrate peace in the land.

Aristotle

300 B.C.

Roman Ideas and Inventions

Hadrian Wall

120 A.D.

Marcus Aurelius

121 A.D.

Gaylen

129 A.D.

Emporer Constantine

275 A.D.

Alexandria, Egypt

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

23 A.D.

Ptolemy

100 A.D. - 165 A.D.

Library of Alexandria

200 A.D.

Founded by Alex the Great, the Library of Alexandria was a great place to go to learn all kinds of things.