Ever wondered what was happening around the world during the time of Ancient Greece? This video is a visual global timeline which not only takes you through time, but through space! As Homer and Hesiod were composing their epic poetry in Greece, Roman mythology states Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus, and the Neo-Assyrian empire was at its height in Mesopotamia under Sargon II.
During the Golden Age of Athens, democracy was formed and the Parthenon was built, which began its long history. During this time, The Art of War was written by Sun Tzu, and the Greco-Persian wars raged for 20 years, with the Achaemenid Persian Empire under the reign of Xerxes I!
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Encyclopedia, A. H. (2020, July 02). Global Timeline: The World at the time of Ancient Greece. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2060/global-timeline-the-world-at-the-time-of-ancient-g/
Encyclopedia, Ancient History. "Global Timeline: The World at the time of Ancient Greece." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 02, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2060/global-timeline-the-world-at-the-time-of-ancient-g/.
Encyclopedia, Ancient History. "Global Timeline: The World at the time of Ancient Greece." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Jul 2020. Web. 28 Sep 2021.