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Middle and Late Bronze Age settlement, 8 km/5 mi south of present-day Iraklion, Crete.
Gr. Kríti, island, SE Greece, in the E Mediterranean Sea, c.60 mi (100 km) from the Greek mainland.
In ancient times, Latium comprised a limited area E and S of the Tiber River that extended to the Alban HillsIn the 3d cent. B.C., Rome subdued all of Latium.
Known as the cradle of civilization, the Mediterranean was opened as a highway for commerce by merchants trading from Phoenicia. Over succeeding centuries Carthage, Greece, Sicily, and Rome were rivals competing for dominance of its shores and trade.
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.
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.
From The Columbia Encyclopedia
Bronze Age art of the Cyclades, an island group of the central Aegean.
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.
Ancient Cretan culture representing a stage in the development of the Aegean civilization.
An ancient Aegean civilization known from the excavations at Mycenae and other sites.