The time between the 8th and the
5th centuries BC. is known as the Archaic Age, whose start point was the
creation of the Olympic games, organized in honor of the Gods.
From this time there are more
findings than from the previous Age. The Dark Ages were finally overcome and the first
communities started to appear. Culture in all its expressions was back as
a priority and the first colonies were founded in South Italy and the Cyclades.
following pages explain the great development of Athens and many other
Early History / Archaic Age / Classical Age / Hellenic Age / The Army / Timeline