paige'sgreek time line


the minioan civilisation

3000 BC

the minioan civilisation begins on the island of crete.

Ancient Greece

3000 BC - 431 BC

the greeks fight troy

1200 BC

the end of the mycenaean age. greece enters a dark age.

1100 BC

greeks set off by sea to set up colonies

800 BC

the first olyimpics are held

776 BC

the illiad and oddyssey poems are written by holmer

700 BC

democrasy is founded in athens , but only male citizens can vote.

500 BC

the greeks deafeat the persians at marothon

490 BC

the greeks and the persians fight a great sea battle at salmis.

480 BC