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⟶ Updated 15 Oct 2017 ⟶
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19 Sep 2017
History timeline project
Mariana Ramirez 8B
Individuals and societies
Rome is sacked and the Western Roman Empire falls.
The Emperor Justinian organizes all the Roman laws into a single code.
The Byzantine Empire is destroyed by the Ottomans from Turkey.
The Sumerians form the first towns and cities.
Sargon I conquers Sumerian cities to crate the world's first Empire, The Akkadian Empire.
Minoan civilization flourishes.
The Babylonian king, Hammurabi, presents a code of laws on stone pillars in the kingdom for all to see.
Mycenaean civilization emerges as the centre of civilization in Aegean.
The Assyrians capture Babylon.
The Trojan war.
Greek Dark Ages start as Mycenaean civilization collapses.
Rise of the Greek city states.
The city of Rome is founded and ruled by Kings.
Homer writes Iliad and Odyssey.
Draco writes a code of laws.
Cyrus the Great rises to power and the Persian Empire begins.
Darius I becomes King of Persia, expands the empire and divides it into states each ruled by a satrap.
The last king of Rome is overthrown and Rome becomes a republic ruled by senators.
Democracy begins in Athens. Cleisthenes introduces the reforms.
The start of the "Classical Period" in Greece.
Darius I attacks the Greeks. He is defeated at the battle of Marathon.
Xerxes I attacks the Greeks with a huge army. He is defeated after the battle of Salamis
The Delian league is formed.
Peloponnesian wars between Athens and Sparta.
Philip of Macedonia begins conquest of Greece.
Romans begin conquest of Italy.
Alexander the Great conquers the Persian Empire.
Second Punic war when Hannibal and his Carthage army invade Italy by crossing the Alps.
Rome conquers Greece which becomes part of the Roman Empire.
Julius Caesar becomes the first dictator of Rome. Caesar crosses the Rubicon River and defeats Pompey in a civil war to become the supreme ruler of Rome. This signals the end of the Roman Republic.
The Roman Empire begins as Caesar Augustus becomes the first Roman Emperor.
Diocletian divides the Roman Empire into 2- East (Byzantine) and West.
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