December 31, 2023
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first Olympic Games
First Messenian War begins.
Homer begins to write the Iliad and Odyssey.
the Greek Tyrants come into power.
A lawyer named Draco introduces strict new laws
first Greek coins
Pythagoras is born.
Democracy is introduced in Athens by Cleisthenes.
Greeks fight the Persians
Sophocles begins to write plays for the theatre.
Famous playwright Euripides
The temple to Athena, the Parthenon, is completed in Athens on theAcropolis.
The wars between Sparta and Athens begin.
Greek philosopher Socrates is put to death
student of Socrates, Plato, founds the first in stitution of higher learning in the western world.
The great philosopher, scientist, and mathematician, Aristotle, begins to tutor Alexander
Alexander the Great becomes king
Alexander begins his conquests and defeats the Persians.
Alexander conquers Egypt. He establishes the new capital of Egypt at Alexandria.
The Hellenistic period begins when Alexander the Great dies.
Euclid, a Greek mathematician, writes Elements. This famous writing will have an impact on mathematics for years to come.
Rome conquers Greece making it part of the Roman Empire.
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