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March 4th - March 4th Greece from the Bronze Age(Mycenean...

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March 4 th Greece from the Bronze Age (Mycenean) to the Archaic Mycenean culture Wanax- redistributed the wealth Lived in a Megaron- means a hall, kings live there. Around 1200BC a bunch of citadels burned down Greece Dark Age- 1150-850 BC -Important cultural markers disappeared. Writing, evidence of trade, monumental architecture, paintings, lots of gold and Other stuff -Suddenly the citadels go away and villages emerged (very small settlements) -Society becomes centralized around the most powerful big men in the area. Not an elected leader, but a leader due to his personal strength or bribery. -Later Greek speakers speak different dialects so that lends some credence to the concept that the Doric Migration took place. Geometric period (850-700BC) -Geometric pottery found at the end of the dark ages -Synoikism- villages coming together to make cities, creating a polis or city-state. Joined to create a common defense. -Emergence of an elite class
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course CLAR 120 taught by Professor Haggis during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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