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800 BCE: The site of Delphi first acquires a religious significance.
700 BCE: Sanctuary of Poseidon built at Isthmia.
700 BCE: Paros begins to export its Parian marble across the Greek world and it is widely used in temples and sculpture.
650 BCE - 600 BCE: Heraion, temple dedicated to Hera built at Olympia.
580 BCE: Long-distance aqueducts were constructed at Samos and Athens.
570 BCE: First Temple of Aphaia complex built on Aegina.
570 BCE - 560 BCE: A large temple is built and dedicated to Hera on Samos.
570 BCE - 530 BCE: The Doric Temple of Hera is built at Metapontum, Magna Graecia.
550 BCE: The Temple of Hera I is built at Paestum.
550 BCE - 430 BCE: Construction of the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
550 BCE: The temple of Apollo is constructed at Corinth.
525 BCE: The Treasury of the Siphnians is built at Delphi which included Caryatid architecture.
510 BCE: The Temple of Athena is built at Paestum.
460 BCE - 457 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 Phidias.
460 BCE: The west pediment of the Temple of Zeus at Olympia is decorated with a Centauromachy of centaurs fighting Lapiths at the wedding of Peirithoos.
460 BCE: The temple of Hera II is built at Paestum.
450 BCE - 430 BCE: The Temple of Concordia is built at Agrigento.
449 BCE: The Hephaisteion, temple to Athena & Hephaistos, built in Athens.
447 BCE - 432 BCE: The construction of the Parthenon in Athens by the architects Iktinos and Kallikrates under the direction of Phidias.
444 BCE - 440 BCE: Temple of Poseidon at Sounion re-built.
437 BCE - 431 BCE: The Propylaea is constructed on the acropolis of Athens under the supervision of Mnesicles.
430 BCE - 420 BCE: Sanctuary of Aphrodite constructed at Argos.
425 BCE - 420 BCE: The Temple dedicated to Athena Nike is constructed on the acropolis of Athens.
421 BCE - 406 BCE: The Erechtheion of Athens acropolis is constructed with six Caryatids in the south porch.
420 BCE - 400 BCE: The Temple of Apollo is built at Bassae.
400 BCE - 200 BCE: Amphitheatre constructed at Argos.
380 BCE - 375 BCE: Temple to Asclepius constructed at Epidaurus.
350 BCE: The Ascelpeion is built on Kos.
340 BCE - 330 BCE: Theatre of Epidaurus first constructed.
330 BCE: Temple of Zeus built at Nemea.
330 BCE - 320 BCE: New stadium constructed at Nemea.
300 BCE - 290 BCE: Theatre of Ephesos constructed.
300 BCE: The theatre of Delos is built.
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