Centuries: 17th century BC - 16th century BC - 15th century 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.