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Quest 1

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straits
narrow water passages connecting the Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea
Heinrich Schliemann
wealthy businessman who found evidence of the Trojan War
height of Mycenaean civilization
1400 B.C to 1200 B.C.
Trojan War
believed to be about economic rivalry between Mycenae and Troy
The Illiad
a chief source of information about the Trojan War
end of Mycenaean civilization
1100 B.C to 900 B.C
anthropology
origins and development of epople and their societies
relative dating
determining whether material remains are older or newer than one another
absolute dating
determing exact ages
frescoes
watercolor paintings done on wet plaster
shrines
areas dedicated to gods and goddesses
Greece's Dark Age
1100 B.C to 900 B.C
Homer
wrote the Illiad and the Odyssey (time around 750 B.C)
Arthur Evans
evacuated Crete around 1900
Micheal Ventris
deciphered Linear B in 1952