Troy+and+the+Trojan+War+Historical+Background

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Unformatted text preview: Sketch of Early Greece and the Aegean Stone Age Paleolithic Period (before 70,000 B. C.) Neolithic Period (ca. 6000-3000 B. C.) Early Bronze Age (3000-2000 B. C.) Early Minoan Early Cycladic Early Helladic Middle Bronze Age (2000-1600 B. C.) Middle Minoan Middle Cycladic Middle Helladic Late Bronze Age (1600-1100 B. C.) Late Minoan Late Cycladic Late Helladic (Mycenaean) Paleolithic Age: inhabited, but knowledge is scanty Neolithic Age Migration from east and north of Greece Agricultural communities Female fetishes Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890), founder of modern archaeology Excavations at Troy, Tiryns, and Mycenae Sir Arthur Evans Cnossus in Crete (1899) Minoan Thera _Santorini- Chris Doumas -nowadays Paleolithic Age: inhabited, but knowledge is scanty Neolithic Age Migration from east and north of Greece Agricultural communities Female fetishes BRONZE AGE 3000-1100 BC Minoan Civilization King Minos Zenith during Late Bronze Age (1600-1100 B. C.) Palace complexes Cnossus and Phaestus Historical/mythological traditions Minos Theseus Minotaur Labyrinth ( Labrys) Bull motif End of Cretan dominance (1400 B. C.) Eruption of Thera (modern Santorini) Myth of Atlantis (Platos Critias and Timaeus ) Atlantis _ a superior civilization sea culture, that vanished. Possibly a reflection of what actually happened to Minoan Civilization??? Palace of Knossos (Crete, center of Minoan Civilization) Reconstruction of Minoan Palace ?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2009 for the course CLASSIC 22030 taught by Professor Karanika during the Fall '07 term at UC Irvine.

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