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The Fall of a Civilization: The Mysterious Collapse of the Mycenaean Bronze Age

July 18, 2019 - General
The famous Lions Gate into the hill fortress where Mycenaean armies originated.

The Aegean Bronze Age is predominately known as the period in which the battle-hardened Mycenaeans conquered the simple sea-trading Minoans and rose to become one of the most powerful trading powers in the Eastern Mediterranean. While the Minoans have long been presumed to be a peaceful race due to archaeological findings (or rather, the lack of military findings), the same has never been presumed of the Mycenaeans. 


Source: origins

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