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Brief Chronology of Ancient Greece, 1200 - 300 B.C ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Politics and Society Thought and Culture 1400-1200 Mycenaean Age 1185 Traditional date of Trojan War 1200-750 Dark Age 1200 Dorian invasion/Mycenaean destruction 1130 Iron into general use for weapons and tools 1100 Greeks begin colonization on Ionian coast 750-490 Archaic Age 776 First Olympic Games 750 Greek colonies in Italy Music developed/Oriental influence on art Stone architecture Homeric and Hesiodic poems Human figures - pottery main subject 683 Republican rule by aristocrats in Athens 650 Large free-standing sculpture evolves 600 Use of coined money Black attic style in pottery Lyric poetry - Sappho and Alcëus flourish 580 Philosophy and science begin with Thales and Anaximander Athenian Tyrants 561 Tyrant Peisistratus seizes power, succeeded by his sons 550 Doric architecture standardized; Ionic influences appear 534 Thespis, founder of Greek tragedy, victor at
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