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The Argonaut Epos and Bronze Age Economic History
Economics Department, City College of New York ^ | Revised May 14, 1999 | Morris Silver

Posted on 08/25/2004 10:30:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

The island group of the northeast Aegean (Lemnos, Lesbos, Chios, and others) was the cradle of the culture which created the prehistoric cities of Polichne on Lemnos and Therme on Lesbos, both of which may be considered the earliest urban centres in Europe. Their origins can be traced back as far as the end of the fourth millennium B.C.. ... The origins of these "urban" settlements, at least in the case of Poliochne, may be traced back much further than the time of the founding of Troy. ... Troy with its long-lived occupation, is but a small fortified village in comparison with Poliochne or Therme.

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KEYWORDS: archaeology; argonauts; argos; ericcline; erichcline; ggg; godsgravesglyphs; greece; greek; greeks; history; jason; trojanwar
Polichne is six thousand years old. Catal Huyuk, a 32 acre site in Anatolia, was abandoned 7500 years ago after about 3000 years of occupation. See also Franchthi Excavations: 17,000 Years of Greek Prehistory.
1 posted on 08/25/2004 10:30:52 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
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2 posted on 08/25/2004 10:31:11 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Unlike some people, I have a profile. Okay, maybe it's a little large...)
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Wow. A long read on Jason, the golden fleece, and ancient Greek culture.

3 posted on 08/26/2004 6:37:54 AM PDT by 4CJ (||) Men die by the calendar, but nations die by their character. - John Armor, 5 Jun 2004 (||)
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bttt with a few related GGG / FR topics:

Amazon Warrior Women
PBS ^ | Current | PBS
Posted on 08/04/2004 8:51:53 PM PDT by blam

Inscription in Carian and Greek
Anistoriton ^ | 27 Dec. 1997 | (editors)
Posted on 07/17/2004 6:20:07 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

Non-Attic Characters
University of California, Irvine, Thesaurus Linguae Graecae
September 7 2003 (rev 9-28-2003) | Nick Nicholas
Posted on 07/18/2004 6:43:19 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

Quarry, Setting and Team Marks: The Carian Connection
University of Leiden (Netherlands) ^ | 1998 | (about) Sheldon Lee Gosline
Posted on 10/08/2004 3:20:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

So Who Is Buried in Midas's Tomb?
NYT ^ | 12/25/2001 | JOHN NOBLE WILFORD
Posted on 12/24/2001 10:12:01 PM PST by a_Turk

The Truth About An Epic Tale Of Love, War And Greed (Troy)
The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 3-24-2004
Posted on 03/25/2004 12:03:11 PM PST by blam

Was There a Trojan War?
Archaeology ^ | May/June 2004 | Manfred Korfmann
Posted on 07/29/2004 11:43:38 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

4 posted on 12/19/2004 5:47:30 PM PST by SunkenCiv ("All I have seen teaches me trust the Creator for all I have not seen." -- Emerson)
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somehow this one slipped out of my links list, until tonight:

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: International Trade and the Late Bronze Age Aegean
George Washington University ^ | 1994 | Eric H. Cline
Posted on 08/28/2004 4:49:39 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

5 posted on 01/01/2005 1:47:43 AM PST by SunkenCiv (the US population in the year 2100 will exceed a billion, perhaps even three billion.)
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6 posted on 11/04/2009 5:30:05 PM PST by SunkenCiv ( Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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