750-700 BC Homer writes the Iliad and the Odyssey
750-500 BC ARCHAIC PERIOD of GREECE- Greeks search for new land for agriculture. City-states are formed throughout the Mediterranean that function as political units or polis, each ruled by a king and a council. 735-700 BC First Greek colonies in Sicily.
730-710 BC Spartans conquer southwest Peloponnese in the First Messenian War. 700 BC Lelantine war in Euboia
736-656 BC 25th dynasty. Egypt ruled by Kushite pharaohs.
Anaximander dies. He is credited with writing the first philosophical treatise and making the first map of know world. The period from 750 B.C. to 480 B.C. is called the archaic period. After about 750 B.C. ancient Greek artists increasingly came into contact with ideas and styles from outside of Greece. Vase painters depicted mythological scenes and, toward the end of the archaic period, many scenes from contemporary life. After about 750 B.C. ancient Greek artists increasingly came into contact with ideas and styles from outside of Greece. The period known as the Iron Age lasted in Britain for about 800 years (from c.750 BC to AD 43). By the end of the Iron Age, amongst other things, coinage had been introduced, wheel thrown pottery was being made, there was an increased interest in personal appearance, people had started to live in larger and more settled communities, and the...