Visual Timeline: Apollo

To navigate the timeline, click and drag it with your mouse, or click on the timeline overview on the bottom.

Legend:

800 BCE 790 BCE 780 BCE 770 BCE 760 BCE 750 BCE 740 BCE 730 BCE 720 BCE 710 BCE 700 BCE 690 BCE 680 BCE 670 BCE 660 BCE 650 BCE 640 BCE 630 BCE 620 BCE 610 BCE 600 BCE 590 BCE 580 BCE 570 BCE 560 BCE 550 BCE 540 BCE 530 BCE 520 BCE 510 BCE 500 BCE 490 BCE 480 BCE 470 BCE 460 BCE 450 BCE 440 BCE 430 BCE 420 BCE 410 BCE 400 BCE 390 BCE 380 BCE 370 BCE 360 BCE 350 BCE 340 BCE 330 BCE  
 
 
800 BCE: The site of Delphi first acquires a religious significance.
 
 
700 BCE: Greek poet Hesiod writes his Theogony and Works and Days.
 
 
700 BCE: The temple of Apollo is built on the island of Delos.
 
 
700 BCE - 600 BCE: Temples are built in honour of Apollo, Demeter and Dionysos on the island of Naxos.
 
 
650 BCE: The first temple in honour of Apollo is built at Delphi.
 
 
550 BCE: The temple of Apollo is constructed at Corinth.
 
 
510 BCE: The second temple to Apollo is constructed at Delphi, replacing the first temple destroyed by fire.
 
 
457 BCE - 460 BCE: Temple of Zeus is built at Olympia with a statue of Apollo dominating the west pediment and containing the cult statue of Zeus by Pheidias.
 
 
330 BCE: The third temple to Apollo is constructed at Delphi, replacing the earlier temple damaged by earthquake.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
800 BCE 720 BCE 640 BCE 560 BCE 480 BCE 400 BCE