Troy Timeline


Metal mirrors

3500 B.C.

The first mirrors are made in Egypt from metal

Chariots are made

3000 B.C.

The first chariots are invented in Mesopotamia.

Bronze used

3000 BC

Bronze is made from a mix of tin and copper

Surgery Performed

2500 B.C.

Egyptians perform sugery and some patients survive

Sundials in Egypt

1500 B.C.


Wheel invented

4000 B.C.

The first wheel was made in Mesopotamia

Sumerians divide circles

3000 B.C.

Circles are divided into 360 degrees by the Sumerians

Sumerians create time units

3000 B.C.

Days into 24 hours
Hours into 60 minutes
Minutes into 60 seconds

Egyptian calendar

2773 B.C.

Egyptians create calendar with 365 days a year

Multiplication Tables

1800 B.C.

The Babylonians create the first multiplication tables


Battering Ram developed

2500 BC

First military dictator (Sargon)

2300 BC

Sargon the Great, of Akkad, launches conquest of all Mesopotamia, first great military dictator

Minoans overrun

1450 BC

The Minoans are overrun by the mainland Greeks

Hittites use iron weapons

1300 BC

Hittities overrun by sea peoples

1200 BC


Troy Inhabited

3000 BC

Mycenae Flourishes

1600 BC

Mycenae also known as Greece

Mycenae dominates Aegean

1450 BC

Mycenae at its peak

1320 BC

Trojan War

1190 BC

Mycenae falls to invaders

1100 BC

Age of Darkness

1100 BC - 800 BC

The Age of Darkness falls upon the Aegean area, Dorian and Ionian invasions interrupt Mycenaean civilization.

Homer Writing

750 BC