Arc notes 1 - The end of the bronze age - late Helladic...

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The end of the bronze age - late Helladic period (1600-1200/1150) - several heavily fortified apparently independent citadel kingdoms, often functioning in close proximity to one another - evidence of social and political collapse from Grece throughout Anatolia and the coastal Levant - Egypt withstands a series of invasions by the “people of the sea” (socially and ethnically diverse group) Mycenae - by 1250, Mycenae is heavily fortified - center of the citadel is a place called megaron reconstruction of the palace at Pylos - throne room of the megaron - leader called WANAX Chronology of the Geometric Period - protogeometric 1050-900 - early geometric 900-850 - middle geometric 850-760 - late geometric 760-700 - the term geometric refers to a period of chronology was well as styles of ceramics the Polis - greek word for city - synoicism- to draw together - the term for the greek city state and its associated territory - the physicality of the city and the idea of the city Poleis States - Athens/Attica
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course CLASSICS 103 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UMass (Amherst).

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