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Mycenaeans Were the Traders of the Bronze Age Mediterranean

The Mycenaean Greeks had a rich and powerful civilization which thrived in the Bronze Age. However, what was the extent of their trade relations around the Mediterranean? How far did they actually go, and what groups did they trade...

Did the War Between Atlantis and the Greeks Really Happen?

In Plato's account of Atlantis, found in both Timaeus and Critias, the legendary island civilization supposedly fought a war against the Greeks. This is a vital part of the account, for it is the whole reason why Plato included it in...

When Did Greek Mythology End and Greek History Begin?

There are countless myths and legends about ancient Greece. Of course, there are also countless historical records about it, too. So when did ancient Greek mythology come to an end, being replaced by pure history? Many people believe that most...

Do Ancient Hittite Records Prove the Trojan War Really Happened?

The Trojan War is one of the most famous legends of Greek mythology. However, there is intense debate about whether or not this famous event actually happened. For some time, scholars believed that even the city of Troy itself...

Magnificent Palaces Were the Centers of Power in Bronze Age Greece

Between c. 1400 and 1200 BC, impressive palaces were the focal points of power for the Mycenaeans in Bronze Age Greece. The appearance of increasingly sophisticated palatial complexes in Mycenaean Greece coincided with the evolution of Bronze Age Greek society...