Mycenaean World

ISBN-10: 1853993557

ISBN-13: 9781853993558

Edition: 1997

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Book details

Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 1/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.46" wide x 8.60" long x 0.32" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
The rise and fall of Mycenaean civilization When
Early Mycenaean period
Minoan Crete
Buried town of Akrotiri on Thera
Mainland Greece
Expansion and maturity
Palatial period
Mycenaean Crete
Trojan War
Late Mycenaean period
Cities Argos
Athens
Ithaca
Iolkos
Knossos
Mycenae
Orchomenos
Pylos
Sparta
Thebes
Tiryns
Troy
Tombs and burial practices Tomb types
Burial customs
Grave-goods
Shaft Graves at Mycenae
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Metalwork
Carving
Glass and faience
Economy and society Linear B archives
Agriculture and stockraising
Landscape and climate
Crops
Animals
Slaves and workers
Officials and administrators
Building and engineering Tholoi
Fortresses
Roads and waterworks
Palaces
Construction techniques
Houses
Weapons and warfare Greaves
Cuirass
Swords and daggers
Shield
Helmet
Spear/Lance
Bow
Chariot
Warfare
Military planning
Wall-paintings Origins and associations
Technique
Hands and artists
Composition and subject matter
Costume
Trade and contact Resources and the sea
Maritime trade
Sailing patterns
Trade and exchange
Kas and Gelidonya wrecks
Metals trade
Luxury goods
Perfume trade
Chariot kraters
Cloth
Manpower
Cyprus
Macedonia and the Black Sea
Italy and the Central Mediterranean
Religion Religious scenes
Shrines
Figurines and cult equipment
Homer and the Dark Age: myth or memory? Dorians
Palace destructions
Aftermath
Iron Age
Ionian Migration
Heroon at Lefkandi in Euboea
Renewed trade and expansion
Settlements
A new heroic age
Sanctuaries
Homer and the monuments
Suggestions for Further Study
Suggestions for Further Reading and brief bibliography for each chapter
Index
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