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Ancient Greek thinkers timeline

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Ancient Greek thinkers timeline

BCE

fl. c. 700 – Homer

Archaic Period – 800-500

800-200 – Axial Age

fl. c. 750 and 650 – Hesiod
624-546 – Thales
610-546 – Anaximander
585-525 – Anaximenes
582-496 – Pythagoras
570-470 – Xenophanes
510-440 – Parmenides
c. 510 – c. 428 – Anaxagoras
535-475 – Heraclitus

Classical (Hellenic) Period – 500-350

490-430 – Zeno
490-430 – Empedocles
490-420 – Protagoras
487-376 – Gorgias
485-415 – Hippias
c. 450 – Leucippus
460-370 – Democritus
469-399 – Socrates
c. 427 or 423-348 – Plato
384-322 – Aristotle
356–323 – Alexander the Great (Alexander III of Macedon)

Hellenic Period – 320-30

341–270 – Epicurus
c. 300 – Euclid

CE

354-43 – St Augustine
525 – Lyceum closed by Emperor Justinian
1225-1274 – St Thomas Aquinas

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