Time line of Greece from Bro Joe World History I Blue class.
No one knows when this civilization rose. But we do know of its peak time.
It Dominated the Aegean World after they conquered the Minoan civilization.
By this time Minoan civilization vanishes. No one knows how but people say it was conquest, as that is the most likely reason, but others say tsunami, earthquake, or "fiery rain."
This is when it was believed to have happened.
Greece Civilization thrives in its new world
People frogot many skills, trade declined, and population dwindled in the cities.
500 years after The Trojan War someone finally writes down Homer's story of the Trojan War amongst his other stories.
Many different forms of government evolved in Greece.
Rapi population growth though caused people to move out of the city-states and out to colonies of other lands.
Went from Monarchy to aristocracy rule of Athens
By this time Bronze weapons were replaced by iron ones.
People elcted Solon as Archon, chief official to reform government.
He was an Athenian tyrant.
Reforms took place is government body.
Ionian states revolts agaist the Persian Empire
Darius I's troops land on Marathon in 490 B.C. He sent a massive army against Athens for its role in the Ionian revolution.
Greece defeats Persia on-land in present day Turkey
After his father's death, Darius I, he amassed a large force to attack Athens again.
The Delian League is formed in Greece.
Athens expericed a Golden Age under the great statesman, Pericles.
Athans and Sparta went to war with each other.
Sparta, with the help of Persia, defeats Athens.
Macedonias ruler was ready to go to war with Greece and conquer them.
Herodotus writes down history.
Socrates is killed in 399 B.C. for corrupting the youth and failing to honor the Gods.
New art in Greece was forming. It expressed a more perfect yet naturalistic depiction.
A new type of art was developing in Athens. It stressed more natural lifelike art
Hippocrates studies the causes of diseases and cures. This today is known as etiology.
Philip II rules Greece after he conquers.
In 338 B.C. Greece falls to the Macedonian Army
Athens and Thebes join forces but are crushed at the Battle of Chaeronea.
Alexander's army faces soldiers on elephants for the first time as his military campagin advances into India
Spread of Greek culture
Rome replaces Greece as the worlds hegemony.