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  1. What is considered the first great work of Greek literature and the finest epicpoem?
    Illiad
  2. The cities of Troy, Mycenae and Tiryns were uncovered by
    Heinrich Schliemann
  3. Scholars believe the city of Troy had been destroyed by fire in
    thirthteenth century BC
  4. Schliemann based his archaeological excavations on a careful reading of ancient
    literature
  5. The heyday of the ancient Aegean civilization occurred in the
    second millennium BC
  6. _________ was abundantly available on Naxos and Paros.
    Marble
  7. The New Palace (Late Minoan) period began the __________ _______ of Crete.
    Golden Age
  8. The _____ ____ is a recurring motif in the Minoan palace.
    double ax
  9. The new palace at Knossos was carefully planned with the ________ as a major
    court
  10. Minoan columns are characterized by their __________ capitals.
    cushion like
  11. __________ adorn the walls of the palace at Knossos depicting many aspects of
    frescoes
  12. The Minoans used the ________ fresco technique on their walls.
    true or wet
  13. In the Late Cycladic period Thera was artistically within the _________ orbit.
    Minoan
  14. Cretian potters introduced the ___________ __________.
    potters dye
  15. _______ __________ ceramists placed dark silhouettes on a light ground.
    Late Minoan
  16. By 1500 BC a distinctive __________ culture was flourishing on the Greek
    Mycenaean
  17. Mycenae was a large __________.
    citadel
  18. The best-preserved and most impressive Mycenaean remains are the fortified palaces found at _________.
    Tiryns
  19. The most important element in the Mycenaean palace plan was the ________ or reception hall of the king.
    megaron

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