Monday, 11 August 2014

Mycenaean Greece

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Mycenaean Greece alludes to the last period of the Bronze Age in Ancient Greece (ca. 1600–1100 BC). It takes its name from the archeological site of Mycenae in Argolis, Peloponnese, southern Greece. Other real locales included Tiryns in Argolis, Pylos in Messenia, Athens in Attica, Thebes and Orchomenus in Boeotia, and Iolkos in Thessaly, while Crete and the site of Knossos likewise turned into a piece of the Mycenaean world. Mycenaean impacted settlement destinations likewise showed up in Epirus,[1][2] Macedonia,[3][4] on islands in the Aegean Sea, on the bank of Asia Minor, the Levant,[5] Cyprus,[6] and Italy.[7]

Mycenaean civilization died with the breakdown of Bronze-Age development in the eastern Mediterranean, which is usually credited to the Dorian attack, albeit elective hypotheses propose additionally regular calamities and climatic progressions. This time of Greek history is the verifiable setting of much antiquated Greek writing and myth, including the legends of Homer.[8]


1 Mycenaean human advancement

2 Historical relationships

3 Identity

4 Political association

4.1 Mycenaean world

4.2 States of Pylos and Knossos

5 Society

6 Mycenaean contacts

7 Economy

7.1 Agriculture

7.2 Industry

7.3 Commerce

8 Religion

9 Architecture

9.1 Fortresses

9.2 Habitations

9.3 Palaces

9.4 Architectural components

9.4.1 Roof tiles

10 Art and craftwork

10.1 Vessels

10.2 Figures and puppets

10.3 Frescoes

10.4 Arms

11 Funerary practices

12 Destruction

13 See additionally

14 References

14.1 Citations

14.2 Sources

15 Further perusing

16 External connectio

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