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Kislingbury CE Primary School

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2. Layered Timeline

Watch the video (sorry about the amount you see the top of my head) to see what to do next with our AMAZING layered timelines.

Below is the information you need to add: 

  • 776 BC - The first Olympic Games takes place. The games would take place every 4 years in honor of the Greek god Zeus.
  • 600 BC - The first Greek coins are introduced.
  • 570 BC - Pythagoras is born. 
  • 508 BC - Democracy is introduced in Athens.
  • 490 BC -  Battle of Marathon
  • 432 BC - The temple to Athena, the Parthenon, is completed in Athens on the Acropolis.
  • 431 BC - The wars between Sparta and Athens begin. They are called the Peloponnesian Wars. The wars will last 27 years with Sparta eventually conquering Athens in 404 BC.
  • 336 BC - Alexander the Great becomes king and begins conquering.
  • 323 BC - Alexander the Great dies. 
  • 146 BC - Rome defeats the Greeks
  • 31 BC - Rome defeats Egypt and all of the Greek Empire becomes part of the Roman Empire
  • 393 - The Olympic games are ended by Roman emperor Theodosius.
  • 1453 -Greece becomes part of the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1822 - Greece declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1832 - King Otto becomes the first modern King of Greece. 
  • 1917 - Greece joins the Allies in WWI
  • 1924 - The Greek monarchy is abolished
  • 1936 - John Metaxas becomes dictator of Greece.
  • 1941 - Germany invades Greece.
  • 1944- Greece is liberated from German control.
  • 1946-1949 - The Greek Civil War
  • 1952 - Greece forms a new democratic government.
  • 2002 - The Euro becomes the official currency replacing the drachma.