Cyclopean Focifications secret access to water supplies WHY Must have known

Cyclopean focifications secret access to water

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Cyclopean Focifications- secret access to water supplies WHY? Must have known there was a danger, Because of the massive stones believed Cyclopes (myth) built them Great Architects 1200 BCE- Destruction of Civilization What caused the end of civilization? External Invasion o Dorians? Invasion from the north o Believed by later Greeks o But… no good archaeological discoveries/evidence Internal Revolution? o Peasants vs. Ruling Class- Greek Myths describe troubles Environmental Change- drought, overexploitation of land Sea Peoples Various tribes that would come in and attack the Egyptians Ramessess III- c. 1182 BCE= Madinet Habu, Egypt On images (Egyptian)- shown Warriors with wagons, women and children behind= Seems like refugees trying to enter Egypt Effects of Collapse- The Dark Age Palace Economies Destroyed
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Luxury Items disappear Writing disappear Monumental architecture Agriculture suffered- switch to pastoralism Population declined Foreign contacts declined Increased Piracy- people stated moving inland (scared to be by the sea in case of invaders) Revival- begins in late 10 th cen BCE Lefkandi on Euboea c.950 BCE
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