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Cla204 context of myth: chapter 2 part 1. Artemis) and sporades ( scattered islands on the coast of ionia known as western coast of asia minor) Greek history: palaeolithic -7000 b. c, neolithic 7000 3000 b. c, bronze 3000 1500 b. c. The early/middle bronze age: 3000-1600 b. c: people in greece not greek, mainly farmers, worshipped goddess related to farming and agriculture. Inhabitants on the island crete, called minoans after minos( legendary cretan king: from 2200-1450 b. c. they built elaborate palaces, palace not enriched by defence walls. Interesting fact: bull, double axe and labrys( labyrinth) were ritual symbols: people then came in 2100: called indo-europeans (maybe from central asia, east of. Laconia just to name a few: mycenaean"s also conquered minoas 1450 and destroyed the palaces, they ruled until 1400 and used linear b tablet as form of writing. Archaic age: 800-480 b. c: greek alphabet was created by someone familiar with phoenician writing, probably a.

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