Centuries: 17th century BC - 16th century BC - 15th century BC
Decades: 1600s BC 1590s BC 1580s BC 1570s BC 1560s BC - 1550s BC - 1540s BC 1530s BC 1520s BC 1510s BC 1500s BC
Events and Trends
- The city of Mycenae, located in the northeast Peloponnesus, came to dominate the rest of Achaea and formed the Mycenaean Civilization.
- 1556 BC - Cecrops builds or rebuilds Athens following the great flood of Deucalion and the end of the Golden age. He becomes the first of several Kings of Athens whose life account is considered part of Greek mythology.
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