Download PDF by Nic Fields: Mycenaean Citadels C.1350-1200 Bc

By Nic Fields

ISBN-10: 184176762X

ISBN-13: 9781841767628

Mycenaean society used to be regularly geared for conflict and invasion. Their ‘cities’ have been heavy fortresses with unimaginably thick perimeter partitions. mythical websites similar to Mycenae, Tiryns, Argos, Krisa, the Athenian Acropolis and Gla are all consultant in their fortified citadels that ruled the Greek nation-state for a few three hundred years till their surprising decline and abandonment round 1100 BC. This name describes the golden age of those fortifications; it info how those bold constructions have been built and prolonged, in addition to revealing the frilly palace complexes equipped through the good Mycenaean warlords immortalised within the verses of Homer’s Iliad.

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