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Published by Noyes Press in Park Ridge, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Greece,
  • Greece.

Subjects:

  • Civilization, Mycenaean.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece.,
  • Greece -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Richard Hope Simpson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDF220 .S52
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 246 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4268156M
ISBN 100815550618
LC Control Number81014180

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2 Troy and the Trojan War: Archaeology, History and the Epic Traditions. Archaeology, History and the Epic Traditions. The recent excavations at Troy (modern Hissarlik) by Korfmann’s team have reignited the controversy concerning the degree of historicity in the tale of the Trojan War, as related in the are, of course, two main questions involved. Since the extensive survey of Prehistoric Laconia by Waterhouse and Hope Simpson (BSA 55 and 56 refs. above) our knowledge of Mycenaean Laconia has been greatly g’s excavations at the Menelaion and Taylour’s excavations at Ayios Stephanos are now published, as is the British School’s Laconia of the Mycenaean sites in Laconia are listed by . The name "Mycenaean" refers to the city of Mycenae, which was excavated by Heinrich Schliemann beginning in Schliemann is also well-known for discovering and excavating the city of Troy in Asia Minor, which was at the time believed to be fictional. Mycenaean Greece is the period in which the Iliad and Odyssey are set. Book Description. Mycenaean Greece, first published in , investigates from an historical point of view some of the crucial periods in the Greek Bronze Age. The principal subject is the so-called ‘Mycenaean’ culture which arose during the sixteenth century BC, as assimilation of the previous ‘Helladic’ culture of mainland Greece with some of the developments of Minoan Crete.

  Mycenaean Greece, first published in ,investigates from an historical point of view some of the crucial periods in the Greek Bronze principal subject is the so-called ‘Mycenaean’ culture which arose during the sixteenth century BC, as assimilation of the previous ‘Helladic’ culture of mainland Greece with some of the developments of Minoan : John T Hooker. 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. 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 . Mycenaean Greek and Linear B. Linear B is the first attested writing system of the Greeks. It was used between the 17th If genuine, the Kafkania pebble is the oldest Linear B document attested. (or 15th century) and 12th century BC and was successor of the Minoan Linear A, a writing system that has not yet been deciphered.