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Unformatted text preview: Week 2: The Dark Ages Lecture 2, The Origins of the Greek World , 3000-1100 , Key Words Minos Linear A Minoans Pithoi Thalassocracy Mycenaeans Pylos Shaft and Beehive Graves Linear B Michael Ventris Wanax Lawagetas Temenos Pasireu Hittites Atreus and Thyestes Knossos, Palace, West Magazine: Pithoi Seven against Thebes Tiryns Thera Dorian Invasion Codrus Heraclidae Megaron Age of Heroes Epic Tradition Mycenae: daggers from Shaft Grave Mycenae: Grave Circle A: Shaft Grave V: Mask of Agamemnon; Gold, 16 th century 1 Chronological Table for Lecture 2 Cretan history – Minoan periods 7000- 3500 Neolithic period 3500- 1100 The Bronze Age 3500- 1900 Prepalatial period 2600- 1450 Minoan Civilization of Crete 2000 First palaces in Crete 1900- 1700 Protopalatial (period of the Old Palaces) 1750- 1400 Linear A 1700- 1450 Neopalatial (the period of the New Palaces) Knossos, fresco from palace: priest-king 1647- 1628 Volcano-island Thera destroyed in an eruption; severe blow to Minoan civilization...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course ECON 159 taught by Professor Benjaminpolak during the Fall '08 term at Yale.
- Fall '08