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Mycenaean age study of the monuments and culture of pre-Homeric Greece by Chrestos Tsountas

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Published by MacMillan in London .
Written in English


  • Greece -- Antiquities

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Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by Dr. Dörpfeld.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 418 p.
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14029626M

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Mycenaean Greece and the Aegean World: Palace and Province in the Late Bronze Age [Margaretha Kramer-Hajos] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this book, Kramer-Hajos examines the Euboean Gulf region in Central Greece to explain its flourishing during the post-palatial period. Providing a social and political history of the region in the Late Bronze AgeCited by: 3. Mycenae and the Mycenaean Age, by Mylonas, George E and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Following up on my last year's rereading of the Illiad, I checked out this short summary of what is known about the Mycenaean culture. Taylour is an expert who was responsible for much excavation at the sites he discusses, so the book is presumably very reliable/5. Not bad. The text is lightweight and this book will serve best as a companion to more serious histories (e.g. the outstanding "Cambridge Companion to the Bronze Age Aegean"). Mostly valuable for its somewhat representative but small collection of images of Cycladic, Minoan, /5.

He reviews the unresolved puzzles in the exploration of Mycenaean remains, for example the use of the latest structure at Tiry;ns, the couse of the ascent of the summit at Mycenae, the burial ceremonies at the royal tomb at Dendra The book supplants and augments an earlier book of his, now out of print, Ancient Mycenae: The Capital City of. The Mycenaean civilization (c. BCE) flourished in the Late Bronze Age, reaching its peak from the 15th to the 13th century BCE when it extended its influence not only throughout the Peloponnese in Greece but also across the Aegean, in particular, on Crete and the Cycladic islands. The Mycenaeans, named after their chief city of Mycenae in the Argolid of the northeast Peloponnese. Mycenaean, Any member of a group of warlike Indo-European peoples who entered Greece from the north starting c. bc and established a Bronze Age culture on the mainland and nearby islands. Their culture was dependent on that of the Minoans of Crete, who for a time politically dominated them. Get print book. No eBook available. Mycenae and the Mycenaean Age. George Emmanuel Mylonas. Princeton University Press, - Civilization, Mycenaean. - pages. 0 Reviews "Mycenaean Civilization refers to the advanced culture of mainland Greece in the Late Bronze Age (about ? B.C.) is known today as the Mycenaean civilization.

Summary: This is a study of the origins of classical Greek mythology in the Mycenaean era, which preceded the era of Homer, Hesiod and the dramatists by several hundred years, separated by a . Get this from a library! Mycenae and the Mycenaean Age. [George E Mylonas] -- "Mycenaean Civilization refers to the advanced culture of mainland Greece in the Late Bronze Age (about ? B.C.) is known today as the Mycenaean civilization. It is named after Mycenae, the. Jul 18,  · The Aegean Bronze Age is predominately known as the period in which the battle-hardened Mycenaeans conquered the simple sea-trading Minoans and rose to become one of the most powerful trading powers in the Eastern Mediterranean. While the Minoans have long been presumed to be a peaceful race due to archaeological findings (or rather, the lack of military findings), the same Author: Riley Winters. ISBN: Published by: INSTAP Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory) Series: Prehistory Monographs Volume: 45 This study outlines the state of our present knowledge concerning the Mycenaean settlements in Messenia and examines the evidence for reconstructing the political geography of the “Kingdom” of Pylos.