Mycenaean Greece
Mycenaean Greece refers to the last phase of the Bronze Age in Ancient Greece (ca. 1600–1100 BC). It takes its name from the archaeological site of Mycenae in Argolis, Peloponnese, southern Greece. Ot...
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Move Over Amphipolis! Pylos Tomb Reveals Rare Rich Grave Of A Warrior… Could It Be A Homeric Hero?
Archeologists at Pylos, on the southwest coast of Greece, uncovered a rich grave of a warrior buried there at the dawn of Europen civilization at around 1,500 BC. The warrior lies in the grave with a ...
Orestes
Artist: A Perfect Circle Album: MER DE NOMS Track 5: Orestes. Metaphor for a missing moment Pull me into your per...
Knossos
A video segment, sans narration, so you can hear the underscore. This is the famous palace on the island of Crete - home to the Minoans. Good king Minos live...
Mycenae - Pics of ancient site
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Knossos - Slide show
A video segment, sans narration, so you can hear the underscore. This is the famous palace on the island of Crete - home to the Minoans. Good king Minos live...
Mycenae - YouTube Video
A 360 degree view from the top of Mycenae. The flat part near the end of the video is presumed to be the base of the throne room.
Mycenae - YouTube Video 2
Here is a short bumpy clip from my trip to Mycenae in Greece. I returned to the site on my way home to take this, but I wish I had done it earlier when we ha...
Perseus
In Greek mythology, Perseus (/ˈpɜrsiəs, -sjuːs/; Greek: Περσεύς), the legendary founder of Mycenae and of the Perseid dynasty of Danaans, was the first hero. His exploits in defeating various archaic ...
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Atreus
In Greek mythology, Atreus (/ˈeɪtriəs/; Greek: Ἀτρεύς) was a king of Mycenae in the Peloponnese, the son of Pelops and Hippodamia, and the father of Agamemnon and Menelaus. Collectively, his desc...
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Agamemnon
In Greek mythology, Agamemnon (/æɡəˈmɛmnɒn/; Greek: Ἀγαμέμνων from *Ἀγαμέδμων (from ἄγαν, "very much" and μέδομαι, "think on"), "very steadfast") was the son of king Atreus and queen Aerope of Mycenae...
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Knossos
Knossos or Cnossos (/ˈnɒsɒs/; also Knossus or Cnossus /ˈnɒsəs/; Greek: Κνωσός, [knoˈsos]), is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and is considered Europe's oldest city.The name Kn...
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Mycenae
Mycenae (/maɪˈsiːni/; Greek: Μυκῆναι Mykēnai or Μυκήνη Mykēnē) is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 kilometres (56 miles) southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese. Argos...
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Palace of Nestor
21°41′41.41″E / 37.0270472°N 21.6948361°E / 37.0270472; 21.6948361The so-called Palace of Nestor (Modern Greek: Ἀνάκτορον Νέστορος , Ανάκτορο του Νέστορα ) is the primary stru...
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Mycenaean pottery
Mycenaean pottery is the pottery, produced by Mycenaean potters and divided by archaeologists into a series of stylistic phases, which can be grouped into four major stages, which roughly correspond w...
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Homer
Homer (Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος [hómɛːros], Hómēros) is best known as the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey. He was believed by the ancient Greeks to have been the first and greatest of the epic p...
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Mycenaean Greek language
Mycenaean Greek is the most ancient attested form of the Greek language, spoken on the Greek mainland, Crete and Cyprus in the 16th to 12th centuries BC, before the hypothesised Dorian invasion which ...
Lefkandi
Lefkandi (Modern Greek: Λευκαντί) is a coastal village on the island of Euboea, Greece. Archaeological finds attest to a settlement on the promontory locally known as Xeropolis, while several associat...
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