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Culture

  • Cycladic Art
    From The Columbia Encyclopedia
    Bronze Age art of the Cyclades, an island group of the central Aegean. MORE
  • Etruscan Art
    From Britannica Concise Encyclopedia
    (c. 8th-4th centuries BC) Art of the people of Etruria. Characteristic achievements are the wall frescoes-painted in two-dimensional style-and realistic terra-cotta portraits found in tombs. Bronze reliefs and sculptures are also common. MORE
  • Linear A/Linear B
    From Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries
    The Linear B script was in used in Minoan Crete and Mycenaean greece in the period between 1450 and 1200 b.c. MORE

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Places

  • Crete: Topic Page
    Gr. KrĂ­ti, island, SE Greece, in the E Mediterranean Sea, c.60 mi (100 km) from the Greek mainland. MORE
  • Knossos: Topic Page
    Middle and Late Bronze Age settlement, 8 km/5 mi south of present-day Iraklion, Crete. MORE
  • Latium: Topic Page
    IAn ancient territory in W central Italy, in modern Lazio, on the Tyrrhenian Sea: inhabited by the Latin people from the 10th century BC until dominated by Rome. MORE
  • Mediterranean Sea: Topic Page
    Inland sea separating Europe from north Africa, with Asia to the east; extreme length 3,860 km/2,400 mi; area 2,966,000 sq km/1,145,000 sq mi. MORE
  • Thrace: Topic Page
    The Thracian Bronze Age was similar to that of Mycenaean Greece, and the Thracians had developed high forms of music and poetry, but their savage warfare led the Greeks to consider them barbarians. MORE
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