Hist Lect 6

Hist Lect 6 - Greek chronology Bronze Age: ca. 3,000 - 1050...

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Unformatted text preview: Greek chronology Bronze Age: ca. 3,000 - 1050 B.C.E. Greek "Dark Age": ca. 1050 - 800 B.C.E. Archaic period: 800 - 500 B.C.E. Classical: 500 - 330 B.C.E. Hellenistic: 330 - 31 B.C.E. Bronze Age sites in the Aegean World Catastrophe around 1200 B.C.E.: sudden end of major civilizations Possible reasons? Earthquake, volcano or other natural disaster Climate change and resulting famine Military attack/invasion by outsiders Complexity and systems collapse Volcanic deposits at Thera Beginning of the Dark Ages in Greece Loss of a civilization An agrarian society Homeric society: Not the world of Agamemnon and Menelaus, but the world of Homer The Argive plain, viewed from the ruins of Mycenae The Homeric community: centered on the oikos Were there any real Kings? Agamemnon, Menelaus, Nestor, et al.: Homer calls them basileis Case study: the assembly of the Achaeans at Troy Agrarian countryside Dark Age communities in peacetime...
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Hist Lect 6 - Greek chronology Bronze Age: ca. 3,000 - 1050...

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