by C Remick
Plato was a Classical Athenian philosopher, writer, and mathematician. He was born around 428 B.C. and died 347 B.C., in Classical Athens. Plato was Perictione's son, and a student of Socrates.
Solon was an Athenian lawmaker, statesman, and poet. Born in 638, he was born to Execestides in Athens. Solon helped contribute to the creation of Athenian democracy.
Socrates was a famous philosopher and teacher of Plato. His date of birth is a mystery, but he died in Athens in 399 B.C. He is the son of Sophroniscus and Phaenarete. Xanthippe was his wife, and he had three children with her; Lamprocles, Menexenus, Sophroniscus.
595-509 Solon and tyranny Tyrants were common in Ancient Greece, but tyrants weren't always bad.
508-491 The founding of democracy Solon, Cleisthines, and Ephialtes were the founders of Athenian democracy. This new form of government was established 508 B.C.
490-479 The Persian Wars This event in Athenian history involved a series of wars fought between 492 and 449. Greece was victorious in battle.
478-462 Delian League The Delian League was an association of about 150 Greek city-states under the leadership of Athens.
429-404 The Peloponnesian War Pericles died from an outbreak of plague during this period, and Athens and Sparta agreed to a truce to cease fighting.
321-146 Macedonian and Roman domination Rome and Macedonia defeated Greece, but Greece's conquerers adapted Greek customs.