Visual Timeline: Agora

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7000 BCE - 5000 BCE: Earliest known human habitation on the Acropolis and around the Agora of Athens.
 
1550 BCE - 1100 BCE: Mycenaean Period. Agora established at Athens.
 
1100 BCE - 600 BCE: Iron Age Development, public buildings erected at the Agora in Athens.
 
560 BCE - 507 BCE: Further development and expansion of the Agora of Athens.
 
 
480 BCE: Sack of Athens by the Persians under Xerxes. The Agora is destroyed.
 
460 BCE - 429 BCE: The Age of Pericles. Athenian Agora is rebuilt, construction of Parthenon.
 
 
431 BCE - 404 BCE: The Peloponnesian Wars which leave Athens defeated and the Agora damaged.
 
338 BCE: The Battle of Charonea gives Athens to the Macedonian victors. Agora takes on Macedonian characteristics.
 
159 BCE - 138 BCE: King Attalos II of Pergamon builds the great Stoa in the Agora of Athens.
 
146 BCE: Roman influence over Greece begins to rise.
 
 
86 BCE: Siege of Athens by the Roman general Sulla. Agora is destroyed.
 
27 BCE - 14 CE: Reign of Augustes Caesar. Athens and the Agora restored.
 
117 CE - 138 CE: Rule of the Roman Emperor Hadrian who supports great building projects in and around the Agora of Athens.
 
267 CE: Agora of Athens burned by invading Herulians.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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