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Unformatted text preview: C. Mycenaeans (2000-1600-1100) 1. Hellenes, Mycenaeans, Ionians, Greeks, non-barbarians 2. Entered Greece around 2000 B.C., destroyed the Pelasgians, created a fortified city of Mycenae – Mycenaean Civilization 3. Heinrich Schliemann – excavated Troy and Mycenae in 1870 A.D. a. City walls – 15’ thick and 50’ high b. Gold masks c. Lion Gate d. Tholos tombs with corbel-vaulted ceilings e. Megaron – entrance porch, a vestibule (lobby), and a large hall with a central hearth and a throne 4. Male gods 5. Invaded Crete in 1450 B.C. 6. Invaded and destroyed Troy in 1200 B.C. 7. 1100 B.C. Dorian Invasion a. Dorians – Hellenes, Greeks, Greek speakers b. Destroyed Mycenaean Civilization – every Ionian city except Athens c. Ushered in the Dark Ages from 1100-700 B.C. – resulting in democracy, Greek religion, and intellectual communities...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course HUMANITIES 2220 taught by Professor Elizabetheschbach during the Winter '08 term at Valencia.
- Winter '08