The Greek Archaic Period laid the foundation for the famed Classical Period, the richest period of Greek history in terms of art, literature, and more.
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At the end of the Dark Age, the Greek world emerged into the Archaic Period. Here, I discuss the beginnings and development of early Archaic Greece.
Could the palace of Knossos be the mythical Labyrinth of Minos? The mysterious ritual significance of the “labyrinth” in Minoan times and more.
The Dark Age is one of the most mysterious periods of ancient Greek history. Learn about the Dark Age and the geometric art that came out of it.
The Mycenaean civilization dominated the Greek world from roughly 1600 B.C. until 1100 B.C., before collapsing under mysterious pressures.
Learn about the ancient scripts of Crete, home of the first “European” civilization. Cretan hieroglyphics, Linear A & B, and the mysterious Phaistos disk.
An introduction to the Minoan civilization, a pre-Greek civilization centered around Crete that established dominance over many of the Aegean islands.
Today, we're discussing one of my major areas of interest — Greek history. This is a brief, simple article on ancient Greece and its timeline meant for someone who wants a cursory look at Greek history or for someone refreshing their knowledge! In addition to being a...
Herodotus — the father of history or the father of lies? The historical significance of Herodotus, how he thought about history, and what it means today.
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