mycenae mycenae

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  • (n) an ancient city is southern Greece; center of the Mycenaean civilization during the late Bronze Age

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  • Ancient Greeks Used Portable Grills at Their Picnics

    More than 3,000 years ago, they used portable grill pits to make souvlaki and non-stick pans to make bread, new cooking experiments suggest. The Mycenaean civilization, which was the backdrop for Homer's "Odyssey" and "Iliad," thrived in Greece during the late Bronze Age from around 1700 B.C. until the society mysteriously collapsed around 1200 B.C. The Mycenaeans left behind amazing palaces and ...
    on January 9, 2014     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

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  • "But now the opposite is the case," Aristotle wrote. "The land of Mycenae has become completely dry and barren, while the Argive land that was formerly barren, owing to the water, has now become fruitful."
    on Jun 26, 2007 By: Aristotle Source: Human Events (blog)

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