Visual Timeline: Nemea

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

Legend:

6000 BCE 5500 BCE 5000 BCE 4500 BCE 4000 BCE 3500 BCE 3000 BCE 2500 BCE 2000 BCE 1500 BCE 1000 BCE 500 BCE 0 CE  
 
6000 BCE - 5000 BCE: First inhabitation of the Nemean valley.
 
 
573 BCE: First athletic games at Nemea in honour of Zeus.
 
 
453 BCE: Pericles erects trophy at Nemea after Athenian victory over the Sikyonians.
 
415 BCE - 330 BCE: Nemean Games relocated to Argos.
 
 
330 BCE: Athletic Games return from Argos to Nemea.
 
 
330 BCE: Temple of Zeus built at Nemea.
 
 
330 BCE - 300 BCE: Extensive building programme at Nemea funded by the Macedonians.
 
 
330 BCE - 320 BCE: New stadium constructed at Nemea.
 
 
271 BCE: Final Games at Nemea.
 
 
269 BCE: Nemean Games definitively moved to Argos.
 
150 CE: Pausanias visits the abandoned site of Nemea.
 
 
300 CE - 350 CE: Christian Basilica built at Nemea.
 
 
393 CE: Roman Emperor Theodosius definitively ends all pagan Games in Greece.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6000 BCE 5000 BCE 4000 BCE 3000 BCE 2000 BCE 1000 BCE 0 CE