7. The Mature Late Bronze Age on the Mainland and in the Wider Aegean

The Mycenaean Civilization

  1. John Bintliff

Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255179.ch7

The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD

The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD

How to Cite

Bintliff, J. (2012) The Mature Late Bronze Age on the Mainland and in the Wider Aegean, in The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255179.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154185

Online ISBN: 9781118255179

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Keywords:

  • the Mature Late Bronze Age, Aegean, the Mycenaean civilization;
  • rise of Mycenae and its wider civilization;
  • Mycenaean civilization, full complexity at a slowish pace;
  • end of Mycenaean civilization;
  • Mycenaean settlement system;
  • mainland Bronze Age citadels as Mycenae, built by Cyclops;
  • Mycenaean pottery workshops, of Southern Greece;
  • Mycenaean powers, out of Mainland MBA;
  • larger and small Mycenaean centers, drawing resources

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Development: The Mature Civilization and Its Collapse

  • The End of Mycenaean Civilization

  • The Mycenaean Settlement System

  • Towns and Palaces

  • Construction Works of Monumental Scale

  • Burials

  • Religion

  • Pots and Trade

  • Greece and the Aegean Beyond the Palaces

  • Mycenaean Art

  • The Mycenaean Era: An Annales Perspective

  • The Mycenaeans: A Personal View

  • References