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Week 1 Notes HIST 4410
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Date Created: 08/29/15
26 Aug 2015 The Minoan Age Periodization of Greek History BC 20001450 Minoan 1650 1150 Mycenaen 1150800 Dark Age Sparsely habited historical record 800500 Geometric amp Archaic 500300 Classical Age Flowering city states 30030 Hellenistic Age Greek culture is adopted by othersquotHellenizequot Greek like Study Map Culture between Crete Cyclades mainland though different 1St become more similar as time moves on Minoan civilization starts out on Cretemoves to Cycladic islands Best preserved art some connection to Africa City centers Knossos Palace of King Minosquot Labryinth maze Atheneans sent there to be devoured by the Minotar idea of reconstruction not only place for rulers but for tempes amp religion Queen s Bathroom tub evidence of draineage system columns started out by being made of tree trunks turned upside down decorated heavily symbolic color scheme ALL female light colored ALL males dark skinned pottery 2 types decorative smaller storage pythoi larger 26 Aug 2015 holds food and drink labrys origin of labyrinth double headed axe Minoan bullhead rhytons rhyta Hollowed out used to fill w something amp pour it out during ceremony bull is important bull jumping women possibly participated on activity Minoan Snake Goddessquot connected to religion not sure exactly how goddess Example of ritual ewlery representative of nature exLeaves Belief in afterlife offering objects to the dead Cretan Hieroglyphic Scripts Arakalokhoroi Axe Phaistos Discus Linear Aquot created Linear Bquot formed later able to read quotBquot but not quotAquot or hieroglyphs How did they end Eruption of Thera Ash found in surrounding areas Egypt amp Asia Minor Many historians like this the dating is up in the airscrews up theory 28 Aug 2015 Minoan or Mycenaen Greeks Mycenaens Akhaians Mycenae sites Always military installations ex Walls Safety place of location walls Early Mycenaen cemeteries grave circles A more elaborate multiple bodies in one grave slabs of stone geometry warfare amp hunting scenes inside shaft graves gold masked rulers others a mixture of silver amp gold swords decorated warriors animals signet rings war amp hunting scenes different kinds of jewelry Myc Ivories Boar tusk helmets Linear B Greek language deciphered air dried not many survived many broke those that survived were by accident put in room that acted as an oven very small Greek Minoan definitely NOT Greek Cretan Hieroglyphs Linear A Linear B not hieroglyphs used for complete words used as symbols Ideogram Used to describe entire word part of words 28 Aug 2015 Mycenean lots of interest in hunting Minoan Pacifistic in nature
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