16_2 Crete

16_2 Crete - Chapter Sixteen, Lecture Two Crete Archaeology...

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Chapter Sixteen, Lecture Two Crete
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Archaeology and Cretan Myth
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Archaeology and Cretan Myth Crete between Greek and trade routes to the east, Egypt, and the west
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Archaeology and Cretan Myth
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Archaeology and Cretan Myth First people from Anatolia (7000 B.C.) First script pictorial Second: Linear A Later, the Mycenaeans adapted Linear A for use in their own language. This script called Linear B
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Archaeology and Cretan Myth Minoan power ends in 1450 Cnossos rebuilt but now occupied by Mycenaeans Second destruction: 1400 B.C. Third and final: 1200 B.C.
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Archaeology and Cretan Myth What can we know about the Minoans? Ancient Greeks wanted to know too and used their myths as guide to history Thucydides Arthur Evans (1899) Uncovered Minoan material culture at Cnossos
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Minoans were vigorous, pleasure-loving, seafaring, with a taste for vibrant, naturalistic art Palaces not fortified A thalassocracy? Relationship with Athens perhaps a
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16_2 Crete - Chapter Sixteen, Lecture Two Crete Archaeology...

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