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  The ages
CIVILIZATION, 1900--1100 BC A warrior cult defines the entire Pelponnesus; Mycenaean civilization is structured somewhat like the feudal system which appears later in the fifth century BC, most prevalent in the Hellenistic age when the Greeks created political systems larger than the city-state.
In 1100 BC the Dorians invade Greece from the north and the age of Mycenaean rule comes to a mysterious end.
THE ARCHAIC AGE 800 BC--479 BC The Age of Homer.
www.wsu.edu /~gened/orpheus/The_ages.html   (592 words)

  
 Minoan Pottery - Art History - KinderArt
Around the year 1500 BC (there seems to be conflicting evidence as to the absolute correctness of this date, however, 1500 BC appears to be the most accepted to date) Knossos and many of the other centers of Minoan society appear to have been simultaneously overwhelmed.
Around 1450 BC, the Myceneans came to Crete and took over the administration of the island, rebuilding the palaces and playing an active role in what was left of Minoan life.
During the years following the great disaster of 1500 BC and the takeover of 1450 BC, although Minoan social, religious and artistic patterns seem to have been broken up, the arts and crafts of these people did not completely disappear (they were just altered slightly and added to by the Myceneans).
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  Ancient Greece History
In the period from 500-336 BC Greece was divided into small city states, each of which consisted of a city and its surrounding countryside.
3000-1200 BC) in the basin of the Aegean Sea, mainly on Crete, the Cyclades, and the mainland of Greece.
The Dark Ages (1100 - 750 BC) - The period between the fall of the Mycenean civilizations and the readoption of writing in the eigth or seventh century BC.
www.ancientgreece.com /history/history.htm   (634 words)

  
 Institute of Archaeology UCL
Particular emphasis is placed on the emergence and attributes of Minoan and Mycenaean palatial cultures and economies.
7000-1100 BC), focusing on the origins and developmental dynamics of the Minoan and Mycenaean palatial societies.
Drawing on the region’s exceptional wealth of archaeological data, and set within a theoretically informed, problem-oriented framework, the course explores alternative paradigms and aims to introduce students to new interpretations and potential avenues of research.
www.ucl.ac.uk /archaeology/masters/components/G052aegean.htm   (724 words)

  
  Sicilian Peoples: The Elymians - Best of Sicily Magazine - Elami, Elymi, Elimi, Elimi in Sicilia, Segesta, Eryx, ...
By 1100 BC (BCE), the Elymians (or Elymi, Elimi or Elami, from the Greek Elymoi) had established several cities in northwestern Sicily, apparently displacing the Sicanians in these areas, though there is evidence of amalgamation.
After 500 BC, the Elymians frequently found themselves torn by loyalties to the Carthaginians or Greeks, or to a particular Greek faction.
While 1100 BC is generally agreed by scholars to be the most recent likely period of their arrival, the Elymians may have been present in northwestern Sicily centuries earlier.
www.bestofsicily.com /mag/art144.htm   (1799 words)

  
  (13) The origin of alphabets and the languages of the world.
It was spoken on the mainland from 2000 to 1000 BC.
BC which was purely syllabic, having 90 signs (graphic forms) one for each syllable.
After 300 BC there was a major development in the writing structures of Hebrew language and a new style of alphabet, like a cross between the alphabets of early Hebrew and Aramaic Hebrew was developed which displaced the Aramaic alphabet probably before 200 BC.
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 Minoan Civilization - ninemsn Encarta
Two surviving settlements, at Myrtos and Vasiliki, suggest that, during the same period, there was a shift away from a relatively communal living structure (though with defined areas for workshops, kitchens, and storerooms) to a pattern of distinctly separate houses.
1700 bc, the palaces were reduced to ruins, apparently by earthquakes, but were immediately rebuilt, and it is to the subsequent Neopalatial period, (c.
Economic influence seems to have shifted to the town of Khaniá, to which a number of vases were imported from Cyprus: it is possible that the town also became the centre of political power in Crete.
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 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The period from 1600 BC to about 1100 BC is described in History of Mycenaean Greece known for the reign of King Agamemnon and the wars against Troy as narrated in the epics of Homer.
The period from 1100 BC to the 8th century BC is a "Dark Age" from which no primary texts survive, and only scant archaeological evidence remains.
From 650 BC onwards, the aristocracies had to fight not to be overthrown and replaced by populist leaders called tyrants (tyrranoi), a word which did not necessarily have the modern meaning of oppressive dictators.
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 Bronze Age Jewellery in Greece (ca. 3200-1100 BC)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Advanced technology was applied in Minoan workshops to produce jewellery of great skill and artistic sensitivity, like the famous 17th century BC pendant with a pair of bees or wasps, from Chrysolakkos at Malia.
BC) were found, along with other valuable objects and symbols of authority, in the Grave Circles at Mycenae, in which members of the royal families were buried.
Later, particularly during the 13th century BC, light blue-and-white glass paste and faience were used with increasing frequency as cheap substitutes for gold, to make beads that were cast in stone moulds, often made of steatite (Cat.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 12th century BC is the period from 1200 to 1101 BC.
1100 BC - Tiglath-Pileser I of Assyria conquers the Hittites.
Amenemses, Pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt (1202 BC - 1199 BC).
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 History of Ancient Sparta
Around 1200 BC, by the marriage of the daughter of Menelaos Ermione with the son of Agamemnon Orestes, the kingdoms of Argos and Sparta were united.
At the third year of the war (429 BC) Archidamos marched towards the city of Plataea and demanded to hand him over the city and their land properties, promising that after the war everything would be restored to them.
In 265 BC again, having formed an alliance with Athens, Achaea and Elis and some Arcadian cities, gave battle against Macedon but lost it and in his retreat was killed (Chremonidean war).
www.sikyon.com /Sparta/history_eg.html   (10532 words)

  
 Greek Art and Architecture - MSN Encarta
Up until about 320 bc, the primary function of architecture, painting, and large sculpture was a public one, being concerned with religious objects and the commemoration of important secular events, such as athletic victories.
Beginning about 750 bc, animals and humans were introduced, represented by slim, abstracted figures, such as a dead warrior lying in state or a chariot with horses.
Examples from the 6th century bc have muscular limbs, a narrow arch for the lower boundary of the thorax, and horizontal markings.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761561691/Greek_Art_and_Architecture.html   (1282 words)

  
 Greece Travel Guide - Ancient Greece
In the period from 500-336 BC Greece was divided into small city states, each of which consisted of a city and its surrounding countryside.
3000-1200 BC) in the basin of the Aegean Sea, mainly on Crete, the Cyclades, and the mainland of Greece.
The Dark Ages (1100 - 750 BC) - The period between the fall of the Mycenean civilizations and the readoption of writing in the eigth or seventh century BC.
www.greece-travels.net /Greece/AncientGreece.htm   (568 words)

  
 Greek Art and Architecture - MSN Encarta
During the Geometric period the Greeks came into closer contact with cultures of the Near East, and traders and artisans from Phoenicia (along the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea) settled in parts of Greece itself.
During most of its ancient history, Greece was a disunited land of scattered city-states, and wars between the city-states probably first occurred by the end of the 8th century bc.
The period from 750 bc to 480 bc is called the Archaic period.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761561691/Greek_Art_and_Architecture.html   (1126 words)

  
 The Argolid - JustGreece.com
The Argolid was the heart of Greece from 1600 to 1100 BC under the Mycenaeans.
Mycenae was the most powerful, brilliant and sovereign influence in Greece up to 1100 BC when it was destroyed by fire.
BC), the guest house, the Tholos, the Abaton or sleeping porch, the temples of Artemis and Themis, the gymnasion, etc. The museum is near the entrance to the site and contains various artefacts plus a helpful model of what the sanctuary must have looked like.
www.justgreece.com /peloponnese/argolid.php   (2158 words)

  
 China's Chinese Dynasties
Xia Dynasty, 2100 BC to 1700 BC Yu the Great founded this first cohesive state of China along the banks of the great Yellow River (Huang He).
Western and Eastern Zhou Dynasties, 1100 BC to 256 BC
Spring and Autumn Period, 770 BC to 476 BC
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 Iron working began to spread through Africa 1000 BC
This is significant because the Ark of the Covenant is important to Judaism.
1100 BC- The Phoenician Alphabet was fully developed.
945-715 BC - The Theban priests of Amun were becoming the rulers of Upper-Egypt, while Lower-Egypt was in the hands of the administration of the Pharaoh.
oak.ucc.nau.edu /gdc/sp05/epoch/1100-900bc.htm   (465 words)

  
 Greek Timeline
1,200 BC The Trojan War, civil war, and the fall of the Mycenean.
1,100 BC End of Mycenean age and civilization.
480 BC Second Persian invasion of Greece, Spartans are defeated at Thermopylae, Athens is occupied by the Persians.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/aegean/timeline.html   (213 words)

  
 Greek mythology
While the government was dominated by priests and while the monarch seemed to have some religious functions, the principle role of the monarch seemed to be that of "chief entrepreneur." They had extensive trade with the outside world.
They were so called, after the largest of their states, Mycenae, in its leadership in the legendary Trojan War (1200 BC) that also ended this phase of Greek civilization.
1100-800 BC is usually called the Dark Ages in Greek history because of the decline of civilization.
www.indiana.edu /~hisdcl/h113_2001/greek_mythology.htm   (621 words)

  
 Article-The Mycenaeans c.1650-1100 BC -Elite-
Modern scholarship and new archaeological evidence now allows us to recontruct with reasonable confidence the appearance of this great warrior civilization, which dominated much of the eastern Mediterranean between the 16th and 12th centuries BC.
This absorbing text is illustrated with examples of the archaeological and pictorial evidence, and with striking colour reconstructions of light and heavy infantry and chariot warriors of the Mycenaean age.
Chariots, the first mobile fighting vehicle, seem to have originated in Mesopotamia in the third millennium BC.
www.minihttpserver.net /z_book/A_the_mycenaeans_c1650-1841768979.htm   (876 words)

  
 Osprey Elite 130 : The Mycenaeans c.1650-1100 BC
Osprey Elite 130 : The Mycenaeans c.1650-1100 BC
The timeless appeal of Homer's epic poem of the ancient Trojan War, The Iliad, has meant an enduring interest in the Mycenaen age.
Modern scholarship and new archaeological evidence now allows us to reconstruct with reasonable confidence the appearance of this great warrior civilization, which dominated much of the eastern Mediterranean between the 16th and 12th centuries BC.
www.militaryfocus.com /osprey/elite/130.htm   (164 words)

  
 Greek City States - Crystalinks
The period from 1100 BC to the 8th century BC is a "dark age" from which no primary texts, and only scant archaeological evidence, survive.
From 650 BC onwards, the aristocracies were overthrown and replaced by populist leaders called tyrants (tyrranoi), a word which did not necessarily have the modern meaning of oppressive dictators.By the 6th century several cities had emerged as dominant in Greek affairs: Athens, Sparta, Corinth, and Thebes.
In 339 BC Thebes, Athens, Sparta and other Greek states formed an alliance to resist Philip and expel him from the Greek cities he had occupied in the north.
www.crystalinks.com /greekcities.html   (2825 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Dorians   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1100–1000 BC and by the 8th century BC had settled most of the Peloponnese, the southernmost Aegean islands, and the south-west corner of Asia Minor.
Originating in the northwestern mountainous region of Epirus and SW Macedonia, they migrated through central Greece and into the Peloponnesus probably between 1100 and 950 BC, defeating and displacing the...
1100 bc, Sparta conquered Laconia (se Peloponnese) by the 8th century bc, and headed the Peloponnesian League against Persia in 480 bc.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Dorians   (881 words)

  
 artnet.com Magazine Reviews - From Ishtar to Aphrodite   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Most of the items date to between 1450 BC and the 1st century BC, a period during which Cyprus, the eastern-most island in the Mediterranean, was overrun by various invaders.
For example, a tiny silver pendant figure of a male protective deity standing on a deer was made between 1410 and 1300 BC, not that far in time from the two female figures.
A cast and hammered sword dated to 1200-1100 BC exudes power and is a reminder of the introduction of new warfare techniques brought into Cyprus by a huge influx of new settlers, the first Greeks.
www.artnet.com /magazine/reviews/karlins2/karlins12-22-03.asp   (617 words)

  
 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > 1100 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Centuries: 13th century BC - 12th century BC - 11th century BC
Decades: 1150s BC 1140s BC 1130s BC 1120s BC 1110s BC - 1100s BC - 1090s BC 1080s BC 1070s BC 1060s BC 1050s BC
1100 BC - Tiglath-Pileser I[?] of Assyria conquers the Hittites
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 Athens Features | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
Socrates (469 BC-399 BC) and his disciple Plato (circa 429 BC-347 BC) debate the fundamental questions of knowledge and meaning.
146 BC Rome annexes Greece and Macedonia as provinces.
In 48 BC Julius Caesar defeats Pompey at Pharsalus; in 42 BC Caesar's heir, Octavian, defeats Brutus at Philippi; in 31 BC Octavian defeats Mark Antony at Actium and becomes, as Augustus, the first Roman emperor
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 1100   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Introduction The literature is divided into two main periods—the Vedic (c.1500-c.200 BC), when the Vedic form of Sanskrit generally prevailed, and the Sanskrit (c.200 BC-c.AD 1100), when classical...
1100, king of England (1087-1100), son and successor of William I. He was called William Rufus or William the Red because of his ruddy complexion.
Perkins launches new off-highway engine: 1.0 L/cyl 1100 series diesel designed to address emissions legislation 15 months ahead of schedule; a base for future developments.
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 Greek & Roman Antiquities - Articles - Ancient History - Ancient Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the modern Greek school-books, "ancient times" is a period of about 1000 years (from the catastrophe of Mycenae until the conquest of the country by the Romans) that is divided in four periods, based on styles of art as much as culture and politics.
The traditional date for the end of the Ancient Greek period is the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC (The following period is classed Hellenistic) or the integration of Greece into the Roman Republic in 146 BC.
Marble statuette from the Cycladic islands, 3000 BC The Greeks are believed to have migrated southward into the Greek peninsula in several waves beginning in the late 3rd millennium BC, the last being the Dorian invasion.
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What is significant is the mythology of these cultures, their heroes, and the epics which arose from Mycenaean conquest of the Trojans 1184 - 1174 BC became the property of the Greeks who followed on.
Scene painting originated sometime around 468 BC, but before that props could be added in the forms of young saplings cut to represent a forest, or a pile of earth and stone so situation against the face of the skene that it could be tipped for the earthquake effect in the play Prometheus.
With the appearance of scene painting we have two conventions, the pinakes (flats) and the periaktoi, triangular prisms which could be spun to reveal different aspects of the scenery on their surfaces.
www.olemiss.edu /depts/OCEsite/Blkbrdfiles01/TheaHist321GreekLectFour_conv.htm   (2348 words)

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