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7 07, 2017

Dark Age Greece – History of Greece

By |2019-07-17T12:20:22-07:00July 7th, 2017|Greeks, History|0 Comments

Submycenaean octopus jar from Dark Age Greece Dark Age isolation and poverty After most of the Mycenaean palaces were destroyed around 1200 BC, nobody rebuilt them. The only palace we know of which was not destroyed was the one at Athens. But even Athens seems to have had a hard time for the [...]

5 07, 2017

Economy in Archaic Greece

By |2019-01-31T07:07:58-07:00July 5th, 2017|Economy, Greeks|0 Comments

Archaic Greek economy: A black-figure vase showing a blacksmith at work (Athens, about 550 BC) Not much trade in the Dark Ages During the political collapse of the Greek Dark Age (about 1200-1000 BC), many Greek people did not have children, or left for other countries. There weren't so many people living in [...]

5 07, 2017

Dark Age Greek pottery

By |2019-07-22T21:13:23-07:00July 5th, 2017|Art, Greeks|0 Comments

Dark Age Greek pottery: a Sub-Mycenaean octopus jar The end of the Bronze Age With the collapse of Mycenaean civilization around 1200 BC, Mycenaean pottery also went downhill. Minoan and Mycenaean pottery The Greek Dark Ages Greek pottery History of pottery All our ancient Greece articles People had other things to worry about [...]