First Olympic gamesThe 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
HomerThe 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.
SocratesDespite 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.
Periclesprominent 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
Peloponnesian WarWar 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
CatapultThe first catapults were early attempts to increase the range and power of a crossbow.
Alexander the GreatAlexander 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.
Battle of Chaeroneabattle 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.