history of greece timeline
333 BC Alexander defeats the Persians at the battle of Issus
c 3,000 BC Bronze is introduced into Greece
By 30 BC, all of Greece became part of the Roman Empire. When the Roman Empire split, Greece become a part of the Byzantium Empire. Greek culture would have a significant influence on both the Roman and Byzantium cultures. Greece remained part of the Byzantium Empire until the arrival of the Ottoman Empire in the 1400s.
Aristotle and Plato
The Classical Period also brought the Peloponnesian Wars between Athens and Sparta. The final segment of the period was marked by Alexander the Great conquering Western Asia and much of known Europe at the time.
What is Ancient Greece known for?
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Each of these poleis was an independent city-state. In this way, the colonies of the Archaic period were different from other colonies we are familiar with: The people who lived there were not ruled by or bound to the city-states from which they came. The new poleis were self-governing and self-sufficient.
Dark Age of Greece
Early Cycladic Culture