C. 2000-30 B.C. the ancient Greeks excelled in poetry, politics, and philosophy and aspired to greatness in the arts.
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Rise of Aegean Civilization\Minoan civilization flourishes on Crete.
Myceneans arrive in Greece
Minoan civilization destroyed by Mycenaeans
about 1200B.C, acording to ancient legend, the fierce Mycenaeans destroyed the city ok Troy on the coast of Asia Minor after !0-years siege.the war ended when de Mycenaeans pretended to depart, leaving behind a large wooden horse with soldiers hidden inside :D
Dorians invasion/"Dark Ages" of Greece.... the Dorians emerged the Hellens, the Greeks of classical times who made such a great contribution to Western civilization
The Greeks began to distinguish themselves form other peoples, calling those who didn't speak barbarians and regarding them as inferiors. The Greeks' sense of unity was best expressed by the games at wich athlets from various city-states met to compete best remmembers as OLYMPIC GAMES , held every fouth year at Olympia in honor of Zeus.The Greeks dated in their calendar from 776B.C, recorder their first Olympic games
Be/ ining of Hellinic (classical)/ Age of Greece/ Homer writes the lliad and the Odessey/ rise of Greek city-states/beginning of Greek Colonization throughout the Mediterranean basin.
Rejection of Draco's code and Solon's laws... Draco was directed to prepare a code law.His laws were so merciless that the were said to have been written in blood. Every offense was punishable by death. Solon was elected archon.Solon repealed the harsh edicts of Draco.
The Delian Langue it was an organization established in the 5th century AC by many Greek conditions to defend itself from the Persian ones, who they was defeated with the Greco-Persian wars.
Was a prominent and influential statesman, orator, and general of Athens during the city's Golden Age specifically, the time between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars.
The Greco-persian wars were a series of conflicts between the Achaemenid Empiere of Persia and the city-states of the Hellenic world.
The Peloponnesian War was an ancietn Greek war fought by Athens and its empire against the Peloponnesian League led by Sparta.
The socrates was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher.
Philip ascended on the Macedonian throne in the most difficult times; the country was virtually at the brink of collapse, its neighbors ready to put an end to its existence.
Was a king of Macedon or Macedonia, a satate in the north of Greece. He age of thirty was the creator of one of the largest empires in ancient history.
Alexander died on 11 June 323 B.C in the late afternoon this can be deduced from the Astronomical diaries, a Babylonian source. The story of Alexander's death in Babylon is a bit mysterious.
Both sides deployed their phalanx in the center in formation echeloned to the left rear, as was normal among Alexandrine and Diadochi armies