CLA2101 A: Beginnings of Greek Civilization: Sept. 25 lecture notes
The Mycenaean Civilization: circa 16001200 B.C.
For major content, please see the posted items on Blackboard for Mycenaean Civilization,
Mycenae, and Linear B writing, as well as our Tho
Lecture notes: CLA/HIS 2101 A: Sept. 16
Readings: Thomas Martins Ancient Greece, pp.2345, and the David Sansone Ancient Greek Civilization chapter
posted on Blackboard.
1) The Minoan Civilization of Crete: circa 22001450 B.C.
Crete is a major island in th
Lecture notes: Beginnings of Greek Civilization: Sept. 9 and 11
The reading assignments for these two lectures: our Ancient Greece textbook by Thomas Martin, pp. 134, plus
the four pdf postings Nancy Demand: Prehistoric Greece on Blackboard.
1) Our source
Lecture notes Sept. 18
1) The first Greeks: circa 2000 B.C. What modern Indo-European studies tell us
Textbook pp. 2329
This topic was introduced in the Sept. 16th lecture notes; these are further comments. See also the IndoEuropean family-of-languages ch