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Time Periods 10,000 BC- Neolithic Age 3000-2000 BC- Peak of Cycladic Civilization 1400 BC-Minoans conquered by Myceneans 1600-1100 BC- Mycenean Age 1200 BC-Knossos destroyed 480 BC- Battle of Salamis: persians defeated by Greeks because of faster boats 323 BC- death of Alexander the Great (start of Hellenistic Age) 1.Neolithic 2. Cycladic Civ 3. Fall of Minoan Crete 4.Mycenean Age on mainland 5.Dorian Invasion 1200 BC 6.Homer writes the Iliad 7.Hesiod writes Theogony Dark Ages: 1200-800 BC Phases of History Archaic Age: 800-490 BC Classical Age: 490-323 BC Hellenistic Age: 323-146BC Roman Domination-146BC-? Hesiod’s Five Ages of Men: 1.Golden 2.Silver-destroyed by Zeus, childhood=100yrs 3.Bronze-destroyed each other (everyone fighting), Hero cult developed 4.Heroic-corresponds with later Mycenean Period (1400-1200 BC), afterlife at Isle of the Blessed, “Demi-Gods” 5.Iron-Hesiod’s age Definitions Saga: rooted in history (usually a story about a persons long journey aka Oedipus Rex) - Bronze : Myceneans were the origin - syllabary : a list of written characters for a language, where each character represents a
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