Visual Timeline: Acropolis
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7000 BCE - 5000 BCE: Human habitation on the Acropolis and around the Agora of Athens continues from Neolithic Period.
1700 BCE - 1100 BCE: Acropolis is developed by the Mycenaean Civilization.
700 BCE - 480 BCE: Acropolis is further developed during the Archaic Period of Athens.
480 BCE: Acropolis of Athens is destroyed in the Persian Invasion of Xerxes I.
447 BCE: Reconstruction and creation of the Acropolis of the Classical Period begins under Pericles' leadership.
437 BCE - 431 BCE: The Propylaea is constructed on the Acropolis of Athens under the supervision of Mnesicles.
31 BCE - 180 CE: The Romans contribute monuments and buildings to the Acropolis of Athens and surrounding area.
1458 CE: Greece is conquered by the Ottoman Empire; Acropolis of Athens begins to decline.