Ancient Civilisations

Egyptians

Scattered farming and herding along Nile

4500 BC - 3100 BC

Development of one Egyptian nation

3100 BC - 2700 BC

The Old Kingdom

2700 BC - 2200 BC

Period of division and fighting

2200 BC - 2050 BC

The Middle Kingdom

2050 BC - 1800 BC

Period of division and disunity

1800 BC - 1570 BC

The New Kingdom

1570 BC - 1100 BC

Period of decline

1100 BC - 323 BC

Conquered and ruled by a Greek dynasty

331 BC - 30 BC

Conquered by Macedonian King, Alexander the Great.

Part of Roman Empire

30 BC - 364 AD

Greeks

Nomadic beginnings

2000 BC - 1000 BC

Dorian and Ionian Greek tribes living a nomadic life in northern Greece.

Greeks tribes invade and settle Greece

1000 BC - 700 BC

Period of Expansion and Colonisation

800 BC - 550 BC

Golden Age of Greeks

600 BC - 500 BC

Decline of city states, rise of Macedonia

500 BC - 300 BC

Macedonian Alexander the Great conquers a great empire

336 BC - 323 BC

He conquers a great empire which disintegrates after his death.

Period of Hellenisation/ Greek dynasties

323 BC - 146 BC

Greece a Roman province

146 BC - 330 AD

Romans

Rome ruled by Etruscan kings

753 BC - 509 BC

Period of Roman Republic and expansion of empire

509 BC - 44 BC

Period of Civil War

49 BC - 30 BC

Roman Empire ruled by Emperors

27 BC - 410 AD