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  1. GREECE

  2. The Geography of Greece

  3. Archaic Greece: 2000 BCE - 700 BCE

  4. Bronze Age Greece

  5. Minoan World: 2000-1400 B.C.E.

  6. Crete: Minoan Civilization(Palace at Knossos)

  7. Aerial View of Knossos

  8. Knossos: Minoan Civilization

  9. Minoan Civilization

  10. Palace of King Minos – North Entrance

  11. Palace of King Minos - Interiors

  12. Palace of King Minos – Throne Room

  13. Minoan Ladies Women had rights…

  14. Minoan Culture - Religion Minoan Snake Mother Goddess Minoan Priest Religion was based on worshiping the Mother Goddess…

  15. Bull Cult …and based on worshiping the Bull.

  16. Bull Jumping Fresco

  17. MinoanTrade Coast of Crete “Bireme” ship Minoan success was based on trade, not conquest.

  18. Minoan Artistic “Motifs” Dolphins represent good fortune and show the importance of the sea.

  19. Early Writing System: “Linear A” (Undecipherable) Cannon?

  20. What causedthe End of the Minoan Civilization??

  21. The Mycenaeans (Achaeans) 1500 - 1100 BCE

  22. The Mycenaean World: 1500-1100 BCE

  23. View of Mycenae Archaeological “site”

  24. Aerial View of Mycenae

  25. Mycenae

  26. Approach to the Lion’s Gate

  27. Lion’s Gate Entrance to Mycenae

  28. Mycenaean Writing System: “Linear B”

  29. The Mycenaean Civilization

  30. The Trojan War 1250 BCE 10 Year Long War

  31. The Trojan War

  32. What were thereal & mythicalcauses of theTrojan War??

  33. It is said that Troy controlled trade from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean. This area was known as the “Vital Straits” Historically

  34. Helen of Troy: “The Face That Launched 1000 Ships” Whatdid she look like?

  35. Greek Ships Landing on Beaches of Troy

  36. Plan of the City of Troy

  37. The Nine “Layers” of Ancient Troy Homer’s Troy(VII)

  38. Original Wall of the City of Troy

  39. Wall of Troy Recreated

  40. Dome of King Priam’s Treasury

  41. King Priam’s Treasure

  42. Mask of Agamemnon

  43. BrutalCombat

  44. Brutal Combat

  45. Troy Grave Circles

  46. The “Trojan Horse”?

  47. Sir Heinrich Schliemann

  48. Homer: The “Heroic Age”

  49. Homer, the Blind Poet

  50. Homer’s Great Epics