Visual Timeline: Greek Mythology

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1250 BCE: Trojan War, according to Herodotus.
 
800 BCE - 700 BCE: Homer of Greece writes his Iliad and Odyssey.
 
 
700 BCE: Greek poet Hesiod writes his Theogony and Works and Days.
 
700 BCE: The earliest depiction of a Greek fighting an Amazon is found on a terracotta votive shield.
 
540 BCE: A black-figure vase by Exekias depicts Achilles killing the Amazon Penthesilea.
 
484 BCE - 413 BCE: Life of the Greek historian Herodotus of Halicarnassos.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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