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