Homer

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  • -776 BCE

    First Olympic games

    First Olympic games
    The ancient Olympic Games were primarily a part of a religious festival in honor of Zeus, the father of the Greek gods and goddesses. The festival and the games were held in Olympia
  • -700 BCE

    Homer

    Homer
    The presumed author so Iliad and The Odyssey. Wrote how Iliad was set during the Trojan war. The Trojan war is the mainly about the fall of Troy in a ten year span. His works are now legendary for scholars.
  • -470 BCE

    Socrates

    Socrates
    Despite not being a writer he was a very well known and pro ulnar philosopher. Others were moved to write about him due to him being such an impressive being. They found him strange with his appearance, personality, and views.
  • -461 BCE

    Pericles

    Pericles
    prominent Greek statesman, orator, and general during the Golden Age of Athens. The period in which he led Athens, in fact, has been called the Age of Pericles due to his influence, not only on his city's fortunes, but on the whole of Greek history during the 5th century BCE and even after his death
  • -431 BCE

    Peloponnesian War

    Peloponnesian War
    War fought between Athens and Sparta. The war shifted the power from Athens to Sparta. After years of open warfare Sparta offered piece in when he the Athens agreed to. Thus creating the ‘Peace of Nicias’. This stated that Sparta would defend the Athen fo 50 years, only that this lasted for 6. Soon war started again which left the Athens to surrender
  • -400 BCE

    Catapult

    Catapult
    The first catapults were early attempts to increase the range and power of a crossbow.
  • -356 BCE

    Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great was an ancient Macedonian ruler and one of history’s greatest military minds who, as King of Macedonia and Persia, established the largest empire the ancient world had ever seen.
  • -338 BCE

    Battle of Chaeronea

    Battle of Chaeronea
    battle in Boeotia, central Greece, in which Philip II of Macedonia defeated a coalition of Greek city-states led by Thebes and Athens. The victory, partly credited to Philip’s 18-year-old son Alexander the Great, cemented the Macedonian hegemony in Greece and ended effective military resistance to Philip in the region.